Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2009
1-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1907
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1934
Ties: 1904, 1925, 1960
Apr–May 2009
2-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1907
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1934
Ties: 1898, 1904, 1929, 1954, 1984
Mar–May 2009
3-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1962
Feb–May 2009
4-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Jan–May 2009
5-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1899
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1953, 1995
Dec 2008–May 2009
6-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1928, 1940, 1947, 2010
Nov 2008–May 2009
7-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 1930
Oct 2008–May 2009
8-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 1930, 1948
Sep 2008–May 2009
9-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 1923, 1924
Aug 2008–May 2009
10-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 1898, 1910, 1957
Jul 2008–May 2009
11-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 1898, 1906, 1933
Jun 2008–May 2009
12-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 1898, 1910, 1915
Dec 2007–May 2009
18-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2000, 2006
Ties: 1925, 1996
Jun 2007–May 2009
24-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2000, 2017
Ties: 1915, 1943, 1946, 1965, 1975, 1985
Jun 2006–May 2009
36-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2000
Ties: 1936, 1943
Jun 2005–May 2009
48-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2007
Jun 2004–May 2009
60-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1920
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2006, 2007
Ties: 1934

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/