Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1951
1-Month
13.6°F
(-10.2°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1937
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2006
Ties: 1965
Dec 1950–Jan 1951
2-Month
16.4°F
(-8.7°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1992, 2021
Nov 1950–Jan 1951
3-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1979
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2021
Ties: 1982
Oct 1950–Jan 1951
4-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1912
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2000
Ties: 1938
Sep 1950–Jan 1951
5-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1897
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2006
Aug 1950–Jan 1951
6-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1912
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2006
Ties: 1896, 1972, 1985
Jul 1950–Jan 1951
7-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2006
Jun 1950–Jan 1951
8-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1952
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2022
Ties: 1936
May 1950–Jan 1951
9-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1952
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2022
Apr 1950–Jan 1951
10-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1952
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2006
Ties: 1912
Mar 1950–Jan 1951
11-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1952
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2013
Feb 1950–Jan 1951
12-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2013
Aug 1949–Jan 1951
18-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2013
Ties: 1898, 1913, 1917
Feb 1949–Jan 1951
24-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1952
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2007
Feb 1948–Jan 1951
36-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1907
Feb 1947–Jan 1951
48-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2008
Ties: 1917, 1921
Feb 1946–Jan 1951
60-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1920
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2008
Ties: 1904, 1905, 1911, 1912, 1922, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/