Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1991

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1991
1-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934
Ties: 1962, 2000
Apr–May 1991
2-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1907
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934
Ties: 1948
Mar–May 1991
3-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Feb–May 1991
4-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1899
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–May 1991
5-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2012
Dec 1990–May 1991
6-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2012
Ties: 1942, 1980, 1990
Nov 1990–May 1991
7-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1976, 2002
Oct 1990–May 1991
8-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2002, 2021
Sep 1990–May 1991
9-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1899
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Aug 1990–May 1991
10-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1899
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2004
Jul 1990–May 1991
11-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jun 1990–May 1991
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2004, 2007
Dec 1989–May 1991
18-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2000, 2006
Jun 1989–May 1991
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2000, 2017
Ties: 2004, 2012
Jun 1988–May 1991
36-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2000
Ties: 1941, 2002
Jun 1987–May 1991
48-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2007
Ties: 1942, 2000, 2003, 2017
Jun 1986–May 1991
60-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1920
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2006, 2007

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/