Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
10.0°F
(5.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1937
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2006
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
6.6°F
(3.7°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1992, 2021
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
6.2°F
(3.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2021
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2000
Ties: 1919
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1897
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2006
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2006
Ties: 1944
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.7°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2006
Ties: 1934
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2022
Ties: 1932
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2022
Ties: 1939
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 1935, 1992
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 1939, 1955, 1964, 1989
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2007
Ties: 1954, 2012
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1915, 1921, 1927, 1974, 1986
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2008
Ties: 1961, 2012
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2008
Ties: 1923, 1947, 1948, 1983, 1986, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/