Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1921
1-Month
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
9.1°F
(5.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1937
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2006
Ties: 1939, 2002
Dec 1920–Jan 1921
2-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
5.1°F
(2.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1992, 2021
Ties: 1947
Nov 1920–Jan 1921
3-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2021
Oct 1920–Jan 1921
4-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1912
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2000
Ties: 2017
Sep 1920–Jan 1921
5-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1897
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2006
Ties: 1992
Aug 1920–Jan 1921
6-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1912
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2006
Ties: 1983
Jul 1920–Jan 1921
7-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2006
Ties: 1919, 1948, 1961
Jun 1920–Jan 1921
8-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1952
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2022
Ties: 2005
May 1920–Jan 1921
9-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1952
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2022
Ties: 1933, 1957, 1961, 1976, 1983
Apr 1920–Jan 1921
10-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1952
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2006
Ties: 1927
Mar 1920–Jan 1921
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1952
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2013
Ties: 1959, 1962, 1976
Feb 1920–Jan 1921
12-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2013
Ties: 1967, 1993
Aug 1919–Jan 1921
18-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2013
Ties: 1972
Feb 1919–Jan 1921
24-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1952
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2007
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1973
Feb 1918–Jan 1921
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1915, 1927, 1974, 1981, 1986
Feb 1917–Jan 1921
48-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2008
Ties: 1917, 1951
Feb 1916–Jan 1921
60-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1920
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2008
Ties: 1908, 1953

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/