Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
8.9°F
(-12.8°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1937
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
15.4°F
(-9.2°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1992, 2021
Ties: 2009, 2011
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
21.8°F
(-5.7°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2021
Ties: 1896, 1946
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1950, 1993
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1897
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006
Ties: 1926
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006
Ties: 1913, 1960, 1967, 1968
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006
Ties: 1963
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2022
Ties: 1905, 1971, 1985
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2022
Ties: 1906, 1908
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006
Ties: 1898, 1948, 1959, 1963, 1967, 2001
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2013
Ties: 1898
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2013
Ties: 1945, 1948, 1963, 1968, 1972, 1976
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1925, 1929
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1952
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2007
Ties: 1937, 1967, 1998, 2010
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1904, 1908, 1909, 1916, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1980, 1998
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2008
Ties: 1912, 1928
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1920
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2008
Ties: 1969, 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/