Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1929

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1929
1-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1907
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1928 1934
Apr–May 1929
2-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1907
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 1934
Ties: 1898, 1904, 1954, 1984, 2009
Mar–May 1929
3-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1905, 1908, 1958
Feb–May 1929
4-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1923 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1909, 1922, 1951, 1989, 2018
Jan–May 1929
5-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1937
Dec 1928–May 1929
6-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1969
Nov 1928–May 1929
7-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1922 1899
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Oct 1928–May 1929
8-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1971
Sep 1928–May 1929
9-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Aug 1928–May 1929
10-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1993
Jul 1928–May 1929
11-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1899
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Jun 1928–May 1929
12-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Dec 1927–May 1929
18-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1979
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2000, 2006
Jun 1927–May 1929
24-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2000, 2017
Ties: 1966
Jun 1926–May 1929
36-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2000
Ties: 1904, 1906, 1980
Jun 1925–May 1929
48-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1899
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2007
Ties: 1909, 1912, 1913, 1915, 1916, 1950, 1971
Jun 1924–May 1929
60-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1920
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2006, 2007
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1950, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/