Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2005
1-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1907
90th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 1934
Ties: 1899
Apr–May 2005
2-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1907
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 1934
Mar–May 2005
3-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2012
Ties: 1938, 1980
Feb–May 2005
4-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1899
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan–May 2005
5-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1926, 1977
Dec 2004–May 2005
6-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1921
Nov 2004–May 2005
7-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
4.1°F
(2.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Oct 2004–May 2005
8-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1899
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Sep 2004–May 2005
9-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1899
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Aug 2004–May 2005
10-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1998
Jul 2004–May 2005
11-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2012
Ties: 1964, 1998, 2002, 2004
Jun 2004–May 2005
12-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2012
Ties: 1954
Dec 2003–May 2005
18-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000, 2006
Ties: 1987
Jun 2003–May 2005
24-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2000, 2017
Ties: 1942, 2003
Jun 2002–May 2005
36-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2000
Ties: 1935
Jun 2001–May 2005
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1899
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2007
Jun 2000–May 2005
60-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2006, 2007
Ties: 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/