Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1934
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
3.9°F
(2.1°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 1934
Ties: 1939, 2006
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
8.0°F
(4.4°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
7.5°F
(4.2°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
8.0°F
(4.5°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
7.9°F
(4.4°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
7.1°F
(3.9°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
6.7°F
(3.7°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
5.9°F
(3.3°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2000, 2006
Ties: 2004
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2000, 2017
Ties: 1991, 2004
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2000
Ties: 1902, 1977, 1988, 1993, 1999
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2007
Ties: 1956, 1976, 1987
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1920
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2006, 2007
Ties: 1945, 1977, 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/