Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1914

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1914
1-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1911 1934
Ties: 1956
Apr–May 1914
2-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1913 1934
Ties: 1913, 1937, 2015
Mar–May 1914
3-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Ties: 1948
Feb–May 1914
4-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1912 2012
Ties: 1996
Jan–May 1914
5-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Dec 1913–May 1914
6-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Ties: 1944, 1953
Nov 1913–May 1914
7-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2012
Oct 1913–May 1914
8-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Ties: 1902, 1926, 1944
Sep 1913–May 1914
9-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Ties: 1945
Aug 1913–May 1914
10-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2012
Ties: 1935, 1995
Jul 1913–May 1914
11-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1944, 2008
Jun 1913–May 1914
12-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1900, 2008, 2015
Dec 1912–May 1914
18-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2000, 2006
Ties: 1911, 1947, 1975
Jun 1912–May 1914
24-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2000, 2017
Ties: 1956
Jun 1911–May 1914
36-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1912 2000
Ties: 1909, 1997
Jun 1910–May 1914
48-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2007
Ties: 1901, 1954, 1970
Jun 1909–May 1914
60-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1920
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2006, 2007
Ties: 1911, 1915, 1979, 1998

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/