Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934
Ties: 1975, 1989
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
3.9°F
(2.1°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 2007
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
5.7°F
(3.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
5.5°F
(3.1°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1981
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
5.3°F
(2.9°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
5.1°F
(2.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1987
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
5.1°F
(2.8°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 2006
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
3.8°F
(2.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2000, 2006
Ties: 2017
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2000, 2017
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2000
Ties: 1940, 1982
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2007
Ties: 2004, 2019
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2006, 2007
Ties: 1935, 1992, 2003

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/