Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1982
1-Month
4.1°F
(-15.5°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-10.9°F
(-6.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1937
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Ties: 1912, 1936
Dec 1981–Jan 1982
2-Month
11.6°F
(-11.3°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1992, 2021
Ties: 1912, 1930
Nov 1981–Jan 1982
3-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Ties: 1951
Oct 1981–Jan 1982
4-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2000
Ties: 1943, 2010, 2014
Sep 1981–Jan 1982
5-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1897
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Ties: 1896, 1949, 1960, 2001
Aug 1981–Jan 1982
6-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Ties: 1984
Jul 1981–Jan 1982
7-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Ties: 1926, 1950, 1996
Jun 1981–Jan 1982
8-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2022
Ties: 1913, 1959, 1984
May 1981–Jan 1982
9-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2022
Ties: 1962, 2020
Apr 1981–Jan 1982
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Ties: 1924, 1945, 1960, 1974, 1976
Mar 1981–Jan 1982
11-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2013
Ties: 1953, 1955, 1974, 1991, 1998
Feb 1981–Jan 1982
12-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2013
Ties: 1941, 2004, 2012
Aug 1980–Jan 1982
18-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2013
Ties: 2008
Feb 1980–Jan 1982
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1952
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2007
Ties: 1940, 1999, 2014
Feb 1979–Jan 1982
36-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1944
Feb 1978–Jan 1982
48-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2008
Ties: 1924, 1975, 1987, 2011
Feb 1977–Jan 1982
60-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1920
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2008
Ties: 1932, 1946, 1965, 1996, 1999

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/