Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
8.3°F
(4.6°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1983
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1939
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1985
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1999
Ties: 1907
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1919
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1999
Ties: 1987
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1985
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1939, 2015
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1985
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1939
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1985
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1939
Ties: 1913, 1923, 1947, 1957, 1988
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1951
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1931
Ties: 2003
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1951
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1939
Ties: 1952, 1991, 2018
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1951
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1939
Ties: 1910, 1955
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1951
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1951
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Ties: 1901, 1925, 1949, 2010
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1950, 1951
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Ties: 1940, 1964, 2011
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1924
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1951
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016
Ties: 1996
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1971, 1980, 1996
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2007
Ties: 1910, 1925, 1973, 1985
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899, 1919
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2007
Ties: 1954, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/