Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2013
1-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934
Ties: 1921, 1999
Apr–May 2013
2-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
116th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934
Mar–May 2013
3-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–May 2013
4-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1966
Jan–May 2013
5-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1989
Dec 2012–May 2013
6-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2012–May 2013
7-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2012–May 2013
8-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1957
Sep 2012–May 2013
9-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1906
Aug 2012–May 2013
10-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1906, 1919, 1989
Jul 2012–May 2013
11-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1902, 1926, 1940, 1963
Jun 2012–May 2013
12-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1958
Dec 2011–May 2013
18-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1979
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2000, 2006
Jun 2011–May 2013
24-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2000, 2017
Ties: 2006, 2007
Jun 2010–May 2013
36-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2000
Ties: 1942, 2014
Jun 2009–May 2013
48-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2007
Ties: 1933, 1940, 1977, 2014
Jun 2008–May 2013
60-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1920
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2006, 2007
Ties: 1945, 1977, 2012

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/