Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1953
1-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1920
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1915
Mar–Apr 1953
2-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Feb–Apr 1953
3-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2012
Ties: 1895, 1905, 1933, 1952
Jan–Apr 1953
4-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1936
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1941, 1963
Dec 1952–Apr 1953
5-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1936
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1919
Nov 1952–Apr 1953
6-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1936
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1906, 2010
Oct 1952–Apr 1953
7-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 2008
Sep 1952–Apr 1953
8-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1900, 1925, 1958
Aug 1952–Apr 1953
9-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1914, 1932, 1958
Jul 1952–Apr 1953
10-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1977
Jun 1952–Apr 1953
11-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1901, 1995
May 1952–Apr 1953
12-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Nov 1951–Apr 1953
18-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2000, 2006
Ties: 2014
May 1951–Apr 1953
24-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2000
Ties: 1907, 1980
May 1950–Apr 1953
36-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2000
May 1949–Apr 1953
48-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2007
May 1948–Apr 1953
60-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2006
Ties: 1917, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/