Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2017
1-Month
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1983
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1939
Nov–Dec 2017
2-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1999
Ties: 2012
Oct–Dec 2017
3-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1919
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1999
Ties: 1900, 2007
Sep–Dec 2017
4-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1939, 2015
Aug–Dec 2017
5-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1939
Ties: 1905, 1928
Jul–Dec 2017
6-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1939
Ties: 1974
Jun–Dec 2017
7-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1923, 1949
May–Dec 2017
8-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1939
Ties: 1901, 1923, 1937, 1954
Apr–Dec 2017
9-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1939
Ties: 1994
Mar–Dec 2017
10-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1949
Feb–Dec 2017
11-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Jan–Dec 2017
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1950, 1951
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1991, 2007
Jul 2016–Dec 2017
18-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1941
Jan 2016–Dec 2017
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1951
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Ties: 1988, 1999
Jan 2015–Dec 2017
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 2014–Dec 2017
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2007
Ties: 1990, 2002
Jan 2013–Dec 2017
60-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899, 1919
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2007
Ties: 1992, 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/