Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1938
1-Month
17.3°F
(-8.2°C)
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1954
Jan–Feb 1938
2-Month
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1931, 1992
Dec 1937–Feb 1938
3-Month
17.6°F
(-8.0°C)
18.2°F
(-7.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1992
Ties: 1913
Nov 1937–Feb 1938
4-Month
20.6°F
(-6.3°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Ties: 1930
Oct 1937–Feb 1938
5-Month
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Ties: 1905
Sep 1937–Feb 1938
6-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Aug 1937–Feb 1938
7-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2002
Ties: 1898, 1926, 1948, 2007, 2020
Jul 1937–Feb 1938
8-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1897, 1936
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2002
Ties: 1902, 1908, 1914
Jun 1937–Feb 1938
9-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2002
Ties: 1902, 1975, 1984
May 1937–Feb 1938
10-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2002
Apr 1937–Feb 1938
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2002
Ties: 1955, 1958, 1974
Mar 1937–Feb 1938
12-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1952
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Ties: 1914, 1915, 2003
Sep 1936–Feb 1938
18-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Ties: 1912, 1925, 1949, 1985
Mar 1936–Feb 1938
24-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918, 1952
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1915
Mar 1935–Feb 1938
36-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2000, 2007, 2018
Ties: 1909, 1968
Mar 1934–Feb 1938
48-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2008
Ties: 1958, 1975, 1985, 1987, 1994, 1999, 2011, 2012
Mar 1933–Feb 1938
60-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2008
Ties: 1945, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/