Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2018
1-Month
18.1°F
(-7.7°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1937
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2006
Ties: 1961, 2019
Dec 2017–Jan 2018
2-Month
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1992
Nov 2017–Jan 2018
3-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1979
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2000
Oct 2017–Jan 2018
4-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Ties: 1990
Sep 2017–Jan 2018
5-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1897
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006
Ties: 1983
Aug 2017–Jan 2018
6-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006
Jul 2017–Jan 2018
7-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006
Ties: 1902, 1935, 1938
Jun 2017–Jan 2018
8-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1952
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006
Ties: 1990
May 2017–Jan 2018
9-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1952
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1989
Ties: 1919, 1937, 1955, 1998
Apr 2017–Jan 2018
10-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1952
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006
Ties: 1955, 1990, 2004
Mar 2017–Jan 2018
11-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1952
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Ties: 1911, 2005, 2012
Feb 2017–Jan 2018
12-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Aug 2016–Jan 2018
18-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Ties: 1942, 2001, 2016
Feb 2016–Jan 2018
24-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1952
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2007
Ties: 1932, 1989, 2006
Feb 2015–Jan 2018
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.9°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 2007, 2008
Feb 2014–Jan 2018
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2008
Ties: 1934, 1935, 2019
Feb 2013–Jan 2018
60-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1920
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2008
Ties: 1936, 2005, 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/