Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2004
1-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1903, 1919, 2014
Apr–May 2004
2-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1896, 1915, 2010
Mar–May 2004
3-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1988
Feb–May 2004
4-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1926
Jan–May 2004
5-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2003–May 2004
6-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2003–May 2004
7-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Ties: 1958, 2003
Oct 2003–May 2004
8-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1964
Sep 2003–May 2004
9-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Aug 2003–May 2004
10-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1991
Jul 2003–May 2004
11-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1964, 1998, 2002, 2005
Jun 2003–May 2004
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1991, 2007
Dec 2002–May 2004
18-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000, 2006
Ties: 2012, 2021
Jun 2002–May 2004
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2000, 2017
Ties: 1991, 2012
Jun 2001–May 2004
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2000
Ties: 1934, 1989, 2001
Jun 2000–May 2004
48-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2007
Ties: 2016, 2019
Jun 1999–May 2004
60-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2006, 2007

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/