Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
7.6°F
(4.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1983
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 1939
Ties: 1965, 1991
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1999
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1919
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1999
Ties: 1944, 2010
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1939, 2015
Ties: 1915, 1948, 1990
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1939
Ties: 1952, 1960
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1939
Ties: 1930, 1934, 1943, 2006
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1951
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1951
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1939
Ties: 1913, 2003
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1951
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1939
Ties: 1943, 1954
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1951
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1957, 1962, 1979
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1951
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1946, 1953
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1950, 1951
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1900, 1976, 1980
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1951
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Ties: 1940, 1941, 2004
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1918
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2007
Ties: 1990, 2017
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899, 1919
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2007
Ties: 2006

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/