Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1908

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1908
1-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1906 1934
Apr–May 1908
2-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1906 1934
Ties: 1897, 1986
Mar–May 1908
3-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1905 2012
Ties: 1905, 1929, 1958
Feb–May 1908
4-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1927
Jan–May 1908
5-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1941, 2020
Dec 1907–May 1908
6-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1917
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1941, 2003
Nov 1907–May 1908
7-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1900, 1946, 1983
Oct 1907–May 1908
8-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
29th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1939, 1941, 1958, 1988, 2022
Sep 1907–May 1908
9-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Aug 1907–May 1908
10-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1926, 1932, 1938
Jul 1907–May 1908
11-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1911, 1985
Jun 1907–May 1908
12-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 2020
Dec 1906–May 1908
18-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1979
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2000, 2006
Ties: 1919, 1938, 1956, 1986, 2014
Jun 1906–May 1908
24-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1906 2000, 2017
Ties: 1903, 1906, 1910, 1957, 1960, 2019
Jun 1905–May 1908
36-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2000
Ties: 1901, 1912, 1916, 1973, 2011
Jun 1904–May 1908
48-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 2007
Ties: 1910, 1968, 1969
Jun 1903–May 1908
60-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1920
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1906 2006, 2007
Ties: 1901, 1906, 1916

Citing This Page

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