Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1938
1-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1915
Ties: 2016
Mar–Apr 1938
2-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Feb–Apr 1938
3-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1945, 2010
Jan–Apr 1938
4-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1967
Dec 1937–Apr 1938
5-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Nov 1937–Apr 1938
6-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Oct 1937–Apr 1938
7-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Sep 1937–Apr 1938
8-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1967
Aug 1937–Apr 1938
9-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1955, 1980, 2003, 2007
Jul 1937–Apr 1938
10-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1955, 2015
Jun 1937–Apr 1938
11-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1955, 1961, 1974, 1983, 1988, 2008, 2013, 2015
May 1937–Apr 1938
12-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1901
Nov 1936–Apr 1938
18-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000, 2006
Ties: 1908, 1986
May 1936–Apr 1938
24-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Ties: 1987
May 1935–Apr 1938
36-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2000
Ties: 1908, 1916, 1996, 2011
May 1934–Apr 1938
48-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2007
Ties: 1982
May 1933–Apr 1938
60-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2006
Ties: 1936, 1945, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/