Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1916
1-Month
2.3°F
(-16.5°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-12.7°F
(-7.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1937
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2006
Dec 1915–Jan 1916
2-Month
12.2°F
(-11.0°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1915 1979
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 1992, 2021
Ties: 1915, 1936, 1949
Nov 1915–Jan 1916
3-Month
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1979
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2021
Ties: 1972
Oct 1915–Jan 1916
4-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2000
Ties: 1896, 1925, 1929
Sep 1915–Jan 1916
5-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1897
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2006
Ties: 1907, 1962
Aug 1915–Jan 1916
6-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2006
Ties: 1899, 1969
Jul 1915–Jan 1916
7-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2006
Ties: 1993
Jun 1915–Jan 1916
8-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1952
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2022
May 1915–Jan 1916
9-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1952
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2022
Apr 1915–Jan 1916
10-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1952
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2006
Ties: 1925
Mar 1915–Jan 1916
11-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1952
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2013
Ties: 1897
Feb 1915–Jan 1916
12-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1918
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2013
Aug 1914–Jan 1916
18-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2013
Ties: 1966
Feb 1914–Jan 1916
24-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1952
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2007
Ties: 1980
Feb 1913–Jan 1916
36-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1909 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1904, 1908, 1909, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1980, 1998
Feb 1912–Jan 1916
48-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2008
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1971, 1972
Feb 1911–Jan 1916
60-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1920
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2008
Ties: 1906, 1909, 1910, 1973

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/