Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2015
1-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
95th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 1934
Ties: 1909, 1913
Apr–May 2015
2-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934
Ties: 1913, 1914, 1937
Mar–May 2015
3-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–May 2015
4-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1911
Jan–May 2015
5-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2014–May 2015
6-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2014–May 2015
7-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2014–May 2015
8-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1990, 2007
Sep 2014–May 2015
9-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1955, 1990
Aug 2014–May 2015
10-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jul 2014–May 2015
11-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1938
Jun 2014–May 2015
12-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Ties: 1900, 1914, 2008
Dec 2013–May 2015
18-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2000, 2006
Ties: 1944, 1962, 1985
Jun 2013–May 2015
24-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2000, 2017
Ties: 1927, 1961, 1963, 1968, 1983, 1998
Jun 2012–May 2015
36-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2000
Ties: 1923, 1944, 1946, 1965, 2019
Jun 2011–May 2015
48-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2007
Ties: 1941
Jun 2010–May 2015
60-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1920
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2006, 2007
Ties: 1984, 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/