Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
20.1°F
(-6.6°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
5.1°F
(2.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1937
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2006
Ties: 2007
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1992, 2021
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2021
Ties: 2018
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2000
Ties: 1933
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1897
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2006
Ties: 1948, 1967, 1976
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2006
Ties: 1905, 1924, 1933, 1947, 1957
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2006
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1952
71st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2022
Ties: 1906, 1911
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1952
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2022
Ties: 1962, 1982
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1952
84th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2006
Ties: 1909
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1952
99th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2013
Ties: 1905, 1946, 1965, 1973, 1985, 2014
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2013
Ties: 1900, 1925
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2013
Ties: 1910, 1973
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
108th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2007
Ties: 1929
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1931, 1945, 1946, 1958
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2008
Ties: 1956, 1988
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2008
Ties: 1943, 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/