Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Ties: 1911
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 1934
Ties: 1915, 2004, 2010
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 2012
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1899
63rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1899
69th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
64th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1927, 1989
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
75th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1913, 1927
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
88th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1915
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
84th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1930, 1975
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
86th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2014
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
89th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2011
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
98th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1905, 1943, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/