Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1962
1-Month
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1937
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2006
Dec 1961–Jan 1962
2-Month
14.9°F
(-9.5°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 1992, 2021
Nov 1961–Jan 1962
3-Month
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2021
Ties: 1915, 1994
Oct 1961–Jan 1962
4-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2000
Ties: 1904, 1927
Sep 1961–Jan 1962
5-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1897
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2006
Ties: 1907, 1916
Aug 1961–Jan 1962
6-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1912
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2006
Jul 1961–Jan 1962
7-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2006
Jun 1961–Jan 1962
8-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1952
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2022
Ties: 2001
May 1961–Jan 1962
9-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1952
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2022
Ties: 1982, 2020
Apr 1961–Jan 1962
10-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2006
Ties: 1905, 1971, 1985, 2009, 2014
Mar 1961–Jan 1962
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1952
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2013
Ties: 1921, 1959, 1976
Feb 1961–Jan 1962
12-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1990
Aug 1960–Jan 1962
18-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2013
Ties: 1914, 1944, 1945, 1959
Feb 1960–Jan 1962
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1952
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2007
Ties: 1903, 1920, 1960, 1961, 1963
Feb 1959–Jan 1962
36-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1922, 1928
Feb 1958–Jan 1962
48-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2008
Ties: 1903, 1925, 1929, 1946, 1963
Feb 1957–Jan 1962
60-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1920
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2008
Ties: 1966, 1967, 1968, 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/