Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2015
1-Month
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
4.6°F
(2.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1983
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1939
Nov–Dec 2015
2-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1999
Ties: 1912, 2006
Oct–Dec 2015
3-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
4.4°F
(2.4°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1919
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1999
Sep–Dec 2015
4-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
1st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1939, 2015
Ties: 1939
Aug–Dec 2015
5-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1939
Jul–Dec 2015
6-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1939
Ties: 1936, 1938, 2011
Jun–Dec 2015
7-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1938
May–Dec 2015
8-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1939
Ties: 1938, 1940, 1987, 1999
Apr–Dec 2015
9-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1939
Ties: 1980, 2006
Mar–Dec 2015
10-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1934
Feb–Dec 2015
11-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Dec 2015
12-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1950, 1951
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1981
Jul 2014–Dec 2015
18-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1938
Jan 2014–Dec 2015
24-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2016
Ties: 1941, 1942, 1990
Jan 2013–Dec 2015
36-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2017
Jan 2012–Dec 2015
48-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2007
Jan 2011–Dec 2015
60-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899, 1919
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2007
Ties: 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/