Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1980
1-Month
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1954
Ties: 1968
Jan–Feb 1980
2-Month
18.0°F
(-7.8°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1931, 1992
Ties: 1902, 1968
Dec 1979–Feb 1980
3-Month
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
18.2°F
(-7.7°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1992
Nov 1979–Feb 1980
4-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000
Oct 1979–Feb 1980
5-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000
Ties: 1924, 1955
Sep 1979–Feb 1980
6-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1932, 1944, 1958, 1961
Aug 1979–Feb 1980
7-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1908
Jul 1979–Feb 1980
8-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1897, 1936
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Jun 1979–Feb 1980
9-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1901, 1988
May 1979–Feb 1980
10-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1923
Apr 1979–Feb 1980
11-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1937, 1957, 1963
Mar 1979–Feb 1980
12-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1924, 1927, 1957, 1960
Sep 1978–Feb 1980
18-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1899, 1910, 1936, 1972
Mar 1978–Feb 1980
24-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918, 1952
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1919, 1930, 1951, 1972
Mar 1977–Feb 1980
36-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2000, 2007, 2018
Ties: 1904, 1907
Mar 1976–Feb 1980
48-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2008
Ties: 1928, 1929
Mar 1975–Feb 1980
60-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1920
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2008
Ties: 1902, 1928, 1974, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/