Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1990
1-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1934
Ties: 1971, 2010, 2020
Apr–May 1990
2-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1934
Ties: 1923, 1993
Mar–May 1990
3-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Feb–May 1990
4-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1988
Jan–May 1990
5-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1946
Dec 1989–May 1990
6-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1942, 1980, 1991
Nov 1989–May 1990
7-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Oct 1989–May 1990
8-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2007, 2015
Sep 1989–May 1990
9-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1955, 2015
Aug 1989–May 1990
10-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jul 1989–May 1990
11-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1954, 2007
Jun 1989–May 1990
12-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2003
Dec 1988–May 1990
18-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2000, 2006
Ties: 1941
Jun 1988–May 1990
24-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2000, 2017
Ties: 1940, 2001, 2008, 2018
Jun 1987–May 1990
36-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2000
Ties: 1933
Jun 1986–May 1990
48-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2007
Ties: 2018
Jun 1985–May 1990
60-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1920
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2006, 2007
Ties: 1941, 1943, 1993, 2001, 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 10, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/