Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1975

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1975
1-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1907
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Ties: 1989, 2016
Apr–May 1975
2-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1934
Ties: 1957, 2011
Mar–May 1975
3-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Feb–May 1975
4-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1960
Jan–May 1975
5-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1899
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Dec 1974–May 1975
6-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1913, 1924, 1959, 1970, 1984
Nov 1974–May 1975
7-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1905, 1959
Oct 1974–May 1975
8-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1905, 1913, 1924, 1959, 2010
Sep 1974–May 1975
9-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1896, 1930
Aug 1974–May 1975
10-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1928, 1972, 1982, 2011
Jul 1974–May 1975
11-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1924, 1937, 1970
Jun 1974–May 1975
12-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1924, 1930
Dec 1973–May 1975
18-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2000, 2006
Ties: 1911, 1914, 1947
Jun 1973–May 1975
24-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2000, 2017
Ties: 1915, 1943, 1946, 1965, 1985, 2009
Jun 1972–May 1975
36-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2000
Ties: 1931, 1984
Jun 1971–May 1975
48-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1899
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2007
Ties: 1911, 1922, 1927, 1938, 1948, 1960, 1995
Jun 1970–May 1975
60-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1920
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006, 2007
Ties: 1902, 1924, 1982, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/