Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1989
1-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934
Ties: 1975, 2016
Apr–May 1989
2-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934
Ties: 1910, 1911, 1936, 2003, 2007
Mar–May 1989
3-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1966
Feb–May 1989
4-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1909, 1922, 1929, 1951, 2018
Jan–May 1989
5-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 2013
Dec 1988–May 1989
6-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1896, 1927
Nov 1988–May 1989
7-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1968
Oct 1988–May 1989
8-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1953
Sep 1988–May 1989
9-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Aug 1988–May 1989
10-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1906, 1919, 2013
Jul 1988–May 1989
11-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1995
Jun 1988–May 1989
12-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1901
Dec 1987–May 1989
18-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2000, 2006
Ties: 2008
Jun 1987–May 1989
24-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2000, 2017
Ties: 1941, 1982
Jun 1986–May 1989
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2000
Ties: 1934, 2001, 2004
Jun 1985–May 1989
48-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1899
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2007
Jun 1984–May 1989
60-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1920
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006, 2007
Ties: 1984, 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/