Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2016
1-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1925
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1963
Ties: 1965, 2010, 2015
Sep–Oct 2016
2-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1896
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1963
Ties: 1978
Aug–Oct 2016
3-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1938
Ties: 1948
Jul–Oct 2016
4-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1993
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1936
Ties: 2012
Jun–Oct 2016
5-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1915, 1951
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1936
Ties: 2012
May–Oct 2016
6-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1915
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1936
Ties: 1900
Apr–Oct 2016
7-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1936
Ties: 1977, 2007
Mar–Oct 2016
8-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1951
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1938, 2007
Feb–Oct 2016
9-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899, 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Oct 2016
10-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2015–Oct 2016
11-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1987
Nov 2015–Oct 2016
12-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
May 2015–Oct 2016
18-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1934
Nov 2014–Oct 2016
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2000
Ties: 1988, 2007
Nov 2013–Oct 2016
36-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2000, 2007
Ties: 1934, 2004
Nov 2012–Oct 2016
48-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2007
Ties: 1983
Nov 2011–Oct 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 1919
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2007
Ties: 1935, 2003, 2008

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/