Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
13.3°F
(-10.4°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1937
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2006
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
19.4°F
(-7.0°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1992, 2021
Ties: 1926
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2021
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2000
Ties: 2008
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1897
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2006
Ties: 1961
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2006
Ties: 1976
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2006
Ties: 1908
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2022
Ties: 1900, 1923, 1995
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2022
Ties: 1944, 1953, 1995, 2003
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Ties: 1914, 2012, 2017
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2013
Ties: 1931, 1932, 1940
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 1932
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Ties: 1992
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2007
Ties: 1992, 2008
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1932, 2022
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2008
Ties: 1956, 2020
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1920
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1939, 1941, 1985, 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/