Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1934
Ties: 1980
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Ties: 1972, 2020
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1921, 1930
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
4.4°F
(2.5°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 2005
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1964, 2002, 2004, 2005
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2000, 2006
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2000, 2017
Ties: 1927, 1961, 1963, 1968, 1983, 2015
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2000
Ties: 1910, 1928, 2020
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2007
Ties: 1923, 1967, 1974, 1981
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1920
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2006, 2007
Ties: 1911, 1914, 1915, 1979

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/