Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1939

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
9.1°F
(5.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1937
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2006
Ties: 1921, 2002
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
6.4°F
(3.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1992, 2021
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
3.4°F
(1.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2021
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2000
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
4.1°F
(2.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1897
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2022
Ties: 2021
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2022
Ties: 1981
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2006
Ties: 1934, 1935, 2013
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1964
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Ties: 1955, 1964, 1981, 1989
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2007
Ties: 1955, 1975
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1975, 1977, 2016
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2008
Ties: 1922, 1967, 1976
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1920
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2008
Ties: 1941, 1985, 1988, 2000

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/