Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1946
1-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
7.1°F
(3.9°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1920
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1915 1915
Mar–Apr 1946
2-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
8.5°F
(4.7°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Feb–Apr 1946
3-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
6.9°F
(3.8°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Apr 1946
4-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
6.5°F
(3.6°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1936
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1945–Apr 1946
5-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
4.1°F
(2.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1936
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Nov 1945–Apr 1946
6-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1936
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1983
Oct 1945–Apr 1946
7-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 2021
Sep 1945–Apr 1946
8-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1899
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1976, 1990
Aug 1945–Apr 1946
9-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1899
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 2015
Jul 1945–Apr 1946
10-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1899
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 2003
Jun 1945–Apr 1946
11-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1914, 1977, 1980
May 1945–Apr 1946
12-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1919, 1957
Nov 1944–Apr 1946
18-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2000, 2006
Ties: 1976, 2002
May 1944–Apr 1946
24-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2000
Ties: 1976
May 1943–Apr 1946
36-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2000
Ties: 1923, 1944, 1956
May 1942–Apr 1946
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2007
Ties: 1948, 1966, 1967, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1995
May 1941–Apr 1946
60-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1920
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2006
Ties: 1933, 1957, 1958, 1987, 1994

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/