Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
10.0°F
(-12.2°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1937
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
13.3°F
(-10.4°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1992, 2021
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2021
Ties: 1916
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1926
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1897
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006
Ties: 1904, 1973
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006
Ties: 1896, 1951, 1985
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2006
Ties: 1910, 1965
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2022
Ties: 1977
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2022
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2013
Ties: 1896, 1986, 2009
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2013
Ties: 1945, 1948, 1963, 1968, 1970, 1976
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013
Ties: 1921
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Ties: 1969, 1971, 1979
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1904, 1908, 1909, 1916, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1980, 1998
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2008
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1916, 1971
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1920
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2008
Ties: 1969, 1970

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 19, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/