Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, February 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 2003
1-Month
18.8°F
(-7.3°C)
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1936
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1954
Ties: 1909
Jan–Feb 2003
2-Month
19.3°F
(-7.1°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1936
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1931, 1992
Dec 2002–Feb 2003
3-Month
22.0°F
(-5.6°C)
18.3°F
(-7.6°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1936
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1992
Nov 2002–Feb 2003
4-Month
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1936
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2000
Oct 2002–Feb 2003
5-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1936
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2000
Ties: 1914, 2008
Sep 2002–Feb 2003
6-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1936
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Ties: 1955, 2015
Aug 2002–Feb 2003
7-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1936
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1955
Jul 2002–Feb 2003
8-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1897, 1936
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1953, 2008
Jun 2002–Feb 2003
9-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1936
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1953, 1976, 1983, 1989, 1995
May 2002–Feb 2003
10-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1936
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1901, 2004
Apr 2002–Feb 2003
11-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1936
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1983, 1991
Mar 2002–Feb 2003
12-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1952
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2013
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1938
Sep 2001–Feb 2003
18-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2013
Mar 2001–Feb 2003
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918, 1952
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1940, 2005
Mar 2000–Feb 2003
36-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2000, 2007, 2018
Mar 1999–Feb 2003
48-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2008
Ties: 1942, 1991, 2009
Mar 1998–Feb 2003
60-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2008

Citing This Page

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