Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1916 1934
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 1934
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Ties: 1951
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-6.3°F
(-3.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1979
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2000, 2006
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2000, 2017
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2000
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2007
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1920
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2006, 2007
Ties: 1918, 1997

Citing This Page

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