Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
19.3°F
(-7.1°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
4.3°F
(2.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1937
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2006
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
6.2°F
(3.4°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2021
Ties: 2003, 2007
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2021
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2000
Ties: 1900, 1934, 1989
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1897
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Ties: 1944, 1958
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2006
Ties: 1941, 1955, 2017
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2006
Ties: 1990, 2004, 2008
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2006
Ties: 1958, 2008
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1989
Ties: 1919, 1937, 1955, 2018
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006
Ties: 1961
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2013
Ties: 1953, 1955, 1974, 1982, 1991
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2013
Ties: 1902
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2013
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1963, 1969
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2007
Ties: 1937, 1967, 1970, 2010
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1904, 1908, 1909, 1916, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1980
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2008
Ties: 1902, 1904, 1927
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1920
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2008
Ties: 1913

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/