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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1973

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1973
1-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1953
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1985
Ties: 2008
Mar–Apr 1973
2-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1950
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1980
Feb–Apr 1973
3-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 2019
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Jan–Apr 1973
4-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1950
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Dec 1972–Apr 1973
5-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1950
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1992
Ties: 2013
Nov 1972–Apr 1973
6-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Oct 1972–Apr 1973
7-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 2001, 2010
Sep 1972–Apr 1973
8-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1982
Aug 1972–Apr 1973
9-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 2018
Jul 1972–Apr 1973
10-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1956, 1957, 1960, 1966
Jun 1972–Apr 1973
11-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006, 2012
Ties: 1966
May 1972–Apr 1973
12-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006
Ties: 1956, 1997
Nov 1971–Apr 1973
18-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2006
Ties: 1970
May 1971–Apr 1973
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1952
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2007
Ties: 1969, 1997
May 1970–Apr 1973
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2007, 2008
Ties: 1979
May 1969–Apr 1973
48-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007, 2008
Ties: 1971
May 1968–Apr 1973
60-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1953
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2008

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/