Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1902
1-Month
18.9°F
(-7.3°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
3.9°F
(2.1°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1937
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2006
Ties: 1955
Dec 1901–Jan 1902
2-Month
18.7°F
(-7.4°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1992, 2021
Nov 1901–Jan 1902
3-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2021
Ties: 1926, 1976
Oct 1901–Jan 1902
4-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2000
Ties: 1953
Sep 1901–Jan 1902
5-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1897
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2006
Ties: 1947, 1991
Aug 1901–Jan 1902
6-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2006
Ties: 1959
Jul 1901–Jan 1902
7-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2006
Ties: 1935, 1938, 2018
Jun 1901–Jan 1902
8-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1952
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2022
Ties: 1938, 1980
May 1901–Jan 1902
9-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1952
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2022
Ties: 1958, 1990
Apr 1901–Jan 1902
10-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1952
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2006
Mar 1901–Jan 1902
11-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1952
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2013
Feb 1901–Jan 1902
12-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2013
Ties: 1998
Aug 1900–Jan 1902
18-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2013
Ties: 1975, 2002, 2004
Feb 1900–Jan 1902
24-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1952
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2007
Ties: 1936, 1941, 1964, 2016
Feb 1899–Jan 1902
36-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1918
58th Warmest Warmest to Date 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1949, 1959, 1985, 2010, 2021
Feb 1898–Jan 1902
48-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1918
86th Warmest Warmest to Date 2008
Ties: 1904, 1927, 1998
Feb 1897–Jan 1902
60-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1920
85th Warmest Warmest to Date 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/