Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1907
78th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1959
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1910, 1911, 1936, 1989, 2007
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1936
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1899
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1901, 1942, 1994
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1901, 1958
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1908, 1941
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1958, 2004
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1919, 1995
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1901, 1961, 1995
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1974
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1958, 1977
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1990
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000, 2006
Ties: 1939
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000, 2017
Ties: 1942, 2005
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2000
Ties: 1939
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2007
Ties: 1942, 1991, 2000, 2017
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2006, 2007
Ties: 1935, 1992, 2016

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/