Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, August 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2012
1-Month
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1915
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1937, 1983
Ties: 1999, 2005, 2016
Jul–Aug 2012
2-Month
74.8°F
(23.8°C)
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1992
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 1936
Ties: 1930
Jun–Aug 2012
3-Month
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1915
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1936
May–Aug 2012
4-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1915
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1936
Apr–Aug 2012
5-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934, 1936
Mar–Aug 2012
6-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
5.9°F
(3.3°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1950
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Aug 2012
7-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
5.9°F
(3.3°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Aug 2012
8-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
6.4°F
(3.5°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1950
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2011–Aug 2012
9-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
6.5°F
(3.6°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1950
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2011–Aug 2012
10-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
6.1°F
(3.4°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899, 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 2011–Aug 2012
11-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
5.9°F
(3.2°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 2011–Aug 2012
12-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Mar 2011–Aug 2012
18-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2006, 2016
Ties: 1934
Sep 2010–Aug 2012
24-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2006
Sep 2009–Aug 2012
36-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2000, 2007
Ties: 1941, 1988, 2004, 2013
Sep 2008–Aug 2012
48-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899, 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2007
Ties: 1943, 1964, 1977, 1984
Sep 2007–Aug 2012
60-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1920
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2006
Ties: 1977, 1993, 2013

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/