Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1955
1-Month
18.9°F
(-7.3°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
3.9°F
(2.1°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1937
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2006
Ties: 1902
Dec 1954–Jan 1955
2-Month
22.0°F
(-5.6°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1992, 2021
Ties: 1960, 1980, 2005, 2016
Nov 1954–Jan 1955
3-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2021
Oct 1954–Jan 1955
4-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1912
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2000
Sep 1954–Jan 1955
5-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1897
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2006
Ties: 1931, 1941
Aug 1954–Jan 1955
6-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1912
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2006
Ties: 1941, 1998, 2017
Jul 1954–Jan 1955
7-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2006
Ties: 1958
Jun 1954–Jan 1955
8-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1952
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2022
May 1954–Jan 1955
9-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1952
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2022
Ties: 1919, 1937, 1998, 2018
Apr 1954–Jan 1955
10-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1952
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2006
Ties: 1990, 2004, 2018
Mar 1954–Jan 1955
11-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1952
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2013
Ties: 1953, 1974, 1982, 1991, 1998
Feb 1954–Jan 1955
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2013
Ties: 1934
Aug 1953–Jan 1955
18-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2013
Ties: 1939, 1964, 1981, 1989
Feb 1953–Jan 1955
24-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1952
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2007
Ties: 1939, 1975
Feb 1952–Jan 1955
36-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 2009
Feb 1951–Jan 1955
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2008
Ties: 1960, 1966, 1999
Feb 1950–Jan 1955
60-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1920
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2008
Ties: 1903, 1914, 1974, 1980

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/