Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1998
1-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1925
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 1963
Ties: 1929, 1942
Sep–Oct 1998
2-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1896
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1963
Aug–Oct 1998
3-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1938
Jul–Oct 1998
4-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1993
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1936
Ties: 1983, 2003, 2007
Jun–Oct 1998
5-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1915, 1951
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 1936
Ties: 1973, 1990, 2010
May–Oct 1998
6-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1915
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1936
Ties: 1901, 1956, 2001
Apr–Oct 1998
7-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1936
Ties: 1937, 2006
Mar–Oct 1998
8-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1951
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Ties: 1946
Feb–Oct 1998
9-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899, 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Jan–Oct 1998
10-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Ties: 1938, 1976, 1991, 2007
Dec 1997–Oct 1998
11-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Nov 1997–Oct 1998
12-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
May 1997–Oct 1998
18-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1921, 2002
Nov 1996–Oct 1998
24-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2000
Ties: 1926, 1938, 1943, 1983
Nov 1995–Oct 1998
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2000, 2007
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1949, 1968, 2010
Nov 1994–Oct 1998
48-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2007
Ties: 1949, 1965, 1975
Nov 1993–Oct 1998
60-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1919
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2007
Ties: 1922, 1923, 1949, 1962

Citing This Page

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