Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-8.3°F
(-4.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1925
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1963
Ties: 2009
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1896
114th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1963
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1938
Ties: 1898, 1986, 1992, 2019
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1993
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1936
Ties: 1957
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1915, 1951
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1936
Ties: 1941, 1943, 1960, 1970, 2006
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1915
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1936
Ties: 1930, 1974
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1936
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1951
100th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1923, 1995
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899, 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1918, 1936, 1948, 1970, 1997
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1910, 1961
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 2004
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1983, 1991, 2015
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1921, 1998
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2000
Ties: 1914, 1963, 1984
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2000, 2007
Ties: 1933, 2008
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2007
Ties: 2018
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1919
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2007
Ties: 1991

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/