Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2018
1-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1925
112th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1963
Sep–Oct 2018
2-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1896
97th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1963
Ties: 1895, 1942, 1986, 1999
Aug–Oct 2018
3-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1938
Ties: 1932, 1972
Jul–Oct 2018
4-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1993
95th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1936
Jun–Oct 2018
5-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1915, 1951
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1936
May–Oct 2018
6-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1915
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1936
Ties: 1948, 1952, 1953, 1970, 1973, 1983
Apr–Oct 2018
7-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1907
71st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1936
Ties: 1911, 1944, 1975, 1999
Mar–Oct 2018
8-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–Oct 2018
9-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899, 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1897, 1913, 1962
Jan–Oct 2018
10-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1918, 1920, 1923
Dec 2017–Oct 2018
11-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1927, 1975, 2008
Nov 2017–Oct 2018
12-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1943, 1959, 1975, 2008
May 2017–Oct 2018
18-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1911, 1919, 1922, 1944, 2001
Nov 2016–Oct 2018
24-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Ties: 1942, 1982
Nov 2015–Oct 2018
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000, 2007
Ties: 1935, 2001
Nov 2014–Oct 2018
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2007
Ties: 2002
Nov 2013–Oct 2018
60-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1919
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2007
Ties: 1942

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/