Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1999

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1999
1-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1934
Ties: 1921, 2013
Apr–May 1999
2-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1934
Mar–May 1999
3-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Ties: 1921, 1926
Feb–May 1999
4-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1981
Jan–May 1999
5-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Dec 1998–May 1999
6-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Nov 1998–May 1999
7-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Oct 1998–May 1999
8-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Sep 1998–May 1999
9-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1899
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 1998–May 1999
10-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1899
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1998–May 1999
11-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1899
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1934
Jun 1998–May 1999
12-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1899
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Dec 1997–May 1999
18-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000, 2006
Jun 1997–May 1999
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2000, 2017
Ties: 1992
Jun 1996–May 1999
36-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2000
Ties: 1902, 1977, 1988, 1993, 2012
Jun 1995–May 1999
48-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2007
Ties: 1957, 2010, 2020
Jun 1994–May 1999
60-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1920
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2006, 2007
Ties: 1957, 1964

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/