Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2001
1-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1934
Apr–May 2001
2-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1934
Ties: 1912
Mar–May 2001
3-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1899
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1930, 1942
Feb–May 2001
4-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
86th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1915
Jan–May 2001
5-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1919, 2010
Dec 2000–May 2001
6-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2000–May 2001
7-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1903, 1996
Oct 2000–May 2001
8-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Sep 2000–May 2001
9-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1943, 1947, 2014
Aug 2000–May 2001
10-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jul 2000–May 2001
11-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1949
Jun 2000–May 2001
12-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1959, 1982
Dec 1999–May 2001
18-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000, 2006
Ties: 1954, 1955
Jun 1999–May 2001
24-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000, 2017
Ties: 1940, 1990, 2008, 2018
Jun 1998–May 2001
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 1934, 1989, 2004
Jun 1997–May 2001
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1899
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2007
Ties: 1992, 2002
Jun 1996–May 2001
60-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1920
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2006, 2007
Ties: 1941, 1943, 1990, 1993, 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/