Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1927

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1927
1-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1907
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1934
Apr–May 1927
2-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1907
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1934
Mar–May 1927
3-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2012
Ties: 1916
Feb–May 1927
4-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1899
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2012
Ties: 1908
Jan–May 1927
5-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1899
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2012
Ties: 1935
Dec 1926–May 1927
6-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2012
Ties: 1896, 1989
Nov 1926–May 1927
7-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1923 1899
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2012
Ties: 1896, 1913
Oct 1926–May 1927
8-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2012
Ties: 1966, 2018
Sep 1926–May 1927
9-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1922 1899
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2012
Ties: 1984
Aug 1926–May 1927
10-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2012
Ties: 1905, 1915, 1924, 1949
Jul 1926–May 1927
11-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1922 1899
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2012
Jun 1926–May 1927
12-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1899
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2012
Dec 1925–May 1927
18-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2000, 2006
Jun 1925–May 1927
24-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2000, 2017
Ties: 1961, 1963, 1968, 1983, 1998, 2015
Jun 1924–May 1927
36-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1918
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2000
Ties: 1921, 1926, 1957, 1974
Jun 1923–May 1927
48-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1899
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2007
Ties: 1911, 1922, 1938, 1948, 1960, 1975, 1995
Jun 1922–May 1927
60-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1920
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2006, 2007
Ties: 1923, 1926, 1962, 1986

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/