Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1983
1-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1934
Ties: 2002
Apr–May 1983
2-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1934
Mar–May 1983
3-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2012
Feb–May 1983
4-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1935
Jan–May 1983
5-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1973
Dec 1982–May 1983
6-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Nov 1982–May 1983
7-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1946
Oct 1982–May 1983
8-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1900
Sep 1982–May 1983
9-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1958
Aug 1982–May 1983
10-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1900, 1958, 1963, 1977, 1988
Jul 1982–May 1983
11-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1935, 1946, 1961, 1980
Jun 1982–May 1983
12-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1911
Dec 1981–May 1983
18-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2000, 2006
Ties: 1953, 1967
Jun 1981–May 1983
24-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2000, 2017
Ties: 1927, 1961, 1963, 1968, 1998, 2015
Jun 1980–May 1983
36-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2000
Jun 1979–May 1983
48-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2007
Ties: 1993
Jun 1978–May 1983
60-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1920
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006, 2007
Ties: 1965, 1976, 1978, 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/