Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Ties: 1998
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1938, 2005
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1984, 1986
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1910, 1955, 2002
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1942, 1990, 1991
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1935
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1942
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 2007
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1935, 1946, 1961, 1983
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000, 2006
Ties: 1972
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000, 2017
Ties: 1912, 1928
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2000
Ties: 1904, 1906, 1929
Jun 1976–May 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 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2007
Ties: 1904, 1973
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1920
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006, 2007
Ties: 1947, 1949, 1955, 1956, 1963, 1966, 1968

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/