Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
15.4°F
(-9.2°C)
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1983
98th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1939
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1999
Ties: 1994
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1919
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1999
Ties: 1904, 1934
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1939, 2015
Ties: 1938, 1940
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1939
Ties: 2005
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1939
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1931
Ties: 1963, 1988
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1951
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1939
Ties: 1963, 1998, 2007, 2012
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1939
Ties: 1963
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1951
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1988
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1951
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1950, 1951
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1951
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Ties: 1989
Jan 2013–Dec 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 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2007
Ties: 1935, 1936, 1992
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899, 1919
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2007
Ties: 1934, 1991

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/