Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1940
1-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1920
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1915
Ties: 1904, 1947, 1979, 2008
Mar–Apr 1940
2-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1899
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1969
Feb–Apr 1940
3-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1969
Jan–Apr 1940
4-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1949, 1960, 1965, 1966
Dec 1939–Apr 1940
5-Month
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–Apr 1940
6-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1930
Oct 1939–Apr 1940
7-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1926, 1977, 2013
Sep 1939–Apr 1940
8-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1919
Aug 1939–Apr 1940
9-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1906, 1911, 1919, 1948
Jul 1939–Apr 1940
10-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1901, 1963, 2013
Jun 1939–Apr 1940
11-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1908, 1963
May 1939–Apr 1940
12-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1995, 2013
Nov 1938–Apr 1940
18-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2000, 2006
Ties: 2018
May 1938–Apr 1940
24-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2000
Ties: 1939, 1955, 1977, 2001
May 1937–Apr 1940
36-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Ties: 1983
May 1936–Apr 1940
48-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2007
Ties: 1943
May 1935–Apr 1940
60-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1920
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006
Ties: 1925, 1967, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/