Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1997
1-Month
10.6°F
(-11.9°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1937
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006
Dec 1996–Jan 1997
2-Month
11.0°F
(-11.7°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
-6.4°F
(-3.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1992
Nov 1996–Jan 1997
3-Month
14.7°F
(-9.6°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-7.5°F
(-4.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Oct 1996–Jan 1997
4-Month
22.8°F
(-5.1°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-5.9°F
(-3.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Sep 1996–Jan 1997
5-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1897
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2006
Aug 1996–Jan 1997
6-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2006
Jul 1996–Jan 1997
7-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2006
Jun 1996–Jan 1997
8-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2006
Ties: 1912
May 1996–Jan 1997
9-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1989
Ties: 1918
Apr 1996–Jan 1997
10-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2006
Mar 1996–Jan 1997
11-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2013
Ties: 1918
Feb 1996–Jan 1997
12-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2013
Aug 1995–Jan 1997
18-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2013
Ties: 1900
Feb 1995–Jan 1997
24-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2007
Ties: 1900
Feb 1994–Jan 1997
36-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1912, 1954, 1967
Feb 1993–Jan 1997
48-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2008
Ties: 1954
Feb 1992–Jan 1997
60-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1920
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2008
Ties: 1954

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/