Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1903
1-Month
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1937
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2006
Dec 1902–Jan 1903
2-Month
15.6°F
(-9.1°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1979
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1992, 2021
Ties: 1959
Nov 1902–Jan 1903
3-Month
21.2°F
(-6.0°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2021
Ties: 1898
Oct 1902–Jan 1903
4-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2000
Ties: 1909
Sep 1902–Jan 1903
5-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1897
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2006
Ties: 1966, 1996
Aug 1902–Jan 1903
6-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2006
Ties: 1937
Jul 1902–Jan 1903
7-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2006
Ties: 1943, 2010
Jun 1902–Jan 1903
8-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1952
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2022
Ties: 1904, 1969
May 1902–Jan 1903
9-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1952
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2022
Apr 1902–Jan 1903
10-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1952
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2006
Mar 1902–Jan 1903
11-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1952
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2013
Ties: 1971
Feb 1902–Jan 1903
12-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2013
Ties: 1896, 1912
Aug 1901–Jan 1903
18-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2013
Ties: 1920, 1971
Feb 1901–Jan 1903
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1952
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2007
Ties: 1920, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963
Feb 1900–Jan 1903
36-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1918
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1924, 1960, 1978, 1987, 1994, 1999
Feb 1899–Jan 1903
48-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2008
Ties: 1925, 1929, 1946, 1962, 1963
Feb 1898–Jan 1903
60-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1920
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2008
Ties: 1914, 1955, 1974, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/