Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2008
1-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1907
104th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1934
Ties: 1943, 1979, 2011
Apr–May 2008
2-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
107th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1934
Ties: 1979, 2019
Mar–May 2008
3-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1899
86th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1904, 1940
Feb–May 2008
4-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1953
Jan–May 2008
5-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
75th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1948
Dec 2007–May 2008
6-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1957
Nov 2007–May 2008
7-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1924
Oct 2007–May 2008
8-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1938, 1967, 1973
Sep 2007–May 2008
9-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1898, 1902, 1938, 1968, 1985
Aug 2007–May 2008
10-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1902, 1948
Jul 2007–May 2008
11-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1914, 1944
Jun 2007–May 2008
12-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1900, 1914, 2015
Dec 2006–May 2008
18-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2000, 2006
Ties: 1989
Jun 2006–May 2008
24-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2000, 2017
Ties: 1940, 1990, 2001, 2018
Jun 2005–May 2008
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1918
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2000
Ties: 2018
Jun 2004–May 2008
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2007
Ties: 1934
Jun 2003–May 2008
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1920
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2006, 2007
Ties: 2002

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/