Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1907
106th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1934
Ties: 1943, 1979, 2008
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1907
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1934
Ties: 1957, 1975
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Ties: 1922, 1940, 1965
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Ties: 1907, 1915, 1916, 1982
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Ties: 1969
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
95th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Ties: 1916
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
90th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Ties: 1928, 1972, 1975, 1982
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
88th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Ties: 1896
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1899
88th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1949, 1962, 1971, 2014
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
88th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2000, 2006
Ties: 1923, 1924, 1928, 1973
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2000, 2017
Ties: 1920, 1969, 1971, 1972
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
95th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2000
Ties: 1901, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1973
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2007
Ties: 1902, 1925, 1931, 1949, 1959
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1920
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2006, 2007
Ties: 1940

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/