Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2010
1-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1907
86th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1934
Ties: 1971, 1990
Apr–May 2010
2-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 1934
Ties: 1896, 1915, 2004
Mar–May 2010
3-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1899
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1900, 1963
Feb–May 2010
4-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1899
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1938, 1955, 1968
Jan–May 2010
5-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1899
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1919, 2001
Dec 2009–May 2010
6-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1928, 1940, 1947, 2009
Nov 2009–May 2010
7-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1899
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1973
Oct 2009–May 2010
8-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
75th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1905, 1913, 1924, 1959, 1975
Sep 2009–May 2010
9-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 1948, 1959, 2018
Aug 2009–May 2010
10-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1933, 1967
Jul 2009–May 2010
11-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1982
Jun 2009–May 2010
12-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
91st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1947, 1960
Dec 2008–May 2010
18-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
90th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2000, 2006
Ties: 1898, 1965, 1969
Jun 2008–May 2010
24-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2000, 2017
Ties: 1967, 1973, 1995
Jun 2007–May 2010
36-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2000
Ties: 1903, 1947
Jun 2006–May 2010
48-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2007
Ties: 1957, 1999
Jun 2005–May 2010
60-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1920
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2006, 2007
Ties: 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/