Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2019
1-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-7.4°F
(-4.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1925
120th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1963
Sep–Oct 2019
2-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1896
107th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1963
Ties: 1911
Aug–Oct 2019
3-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1938
Ties: 1902, 1915, 1919
Jul–Oct 2019
4-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1993
106th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1936
Ties: 1985
Jun–Oct 2019
5-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1915, 1951
100th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1936
Ties: 1906, 1924, 1950
May–Oct 2019
6-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1915
115th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1936
Ties: 1895, 1912, 1942
Apr–Oct 2019
7-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1936
Ties: 1916, 1928
Mar–Oct 2019
8-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1951
113th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Feb–Oct 2019
9-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899, 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1951
Jan–Oct 2019
10-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Dec 2018–Oct 2019
11-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1969, 1978
Nov 2018–Oct 2019
12-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1903, 1978
May 2018–Oct 2019
18-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1996
Nov 2017–Oct 2019
24-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2000
Ties: 1907, 1928
Nov 2016–Oct 2019
36-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2000, 2007
Ties: 1927, 1957, 1961
Nov 2015–Oct 2019
48-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2007
Nov 2014–Oct 2019
60-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1919
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2007
Ties: 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/