Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1983
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1899
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1898, 1949, 1952, 1957, 1969, 1971, 1995
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1910, 1955, 1980
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1976, 1991
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1991, 2021
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1921, 1939
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1964, 1998, 2004, 2005
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1941, 2021
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2000, 2006
Ties: 1902, 1940, 1984
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2000, 2017
Ties: 1987
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2000
Ties: 1941, 1991
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2007
Ties: 1992, 2001
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2006, 2007
Ties: 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/