Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1947
1-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
7.6°F
(4.2°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1937
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2006
Dec 1946–Jan 1947
2-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
5.1°F
(2.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1992, 2021
Ties: 1921
Nov 1946–Jan 1947
3-Month
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2021
Ties: 2013
Oct 1946–Jan 1947
4-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1912
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2000
Ties: 1932
Sep 1946–Jan 1947
5-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1897
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2006
Ties: 1902, 1991
Aug 1946–Jan 1947
6-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2006
Ties: 1905, 1924, 1933, 1957, 2020
Jul 1946–Jan 1947
7-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1912
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2006
Jun 1946–Jan 1947
8-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1952
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2022
Ties: 1915, 2011
May 1946–Jan 1947
9-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1952
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2022
Ties: 1963, 2001, 2014
Apr 1946–Jan 1947
10-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1952
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2006
Ties: 1900, 1922
Mar 1946–Jan 1947
11-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1952
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2013
Ties: 1914, 1941, 2004
Feb 1946–Jan 1947
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2013
Ties: 1975
Aug 1945–Jan 1947
18-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2013
Ties: 2012
Feb 1945–Jan 1947
24-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1952
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2007
Ties: 1945, 1958, 1987, 2021
Feb 1944–Jan 1947
36-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1902, 1948, 1949, 1959, 1985, 2010, 2021
Feb 1943–Jan 1947
48-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2008
Ties: 1938, 1985
Feb 1942–Jan 1947
60-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1920
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2008
Ties: 1923, 1948, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/