Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1920
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1915
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1899
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1936
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1936
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-5.3°F
(-3.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1920
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1929
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1896
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000, 2006
Ties: 1944, 1948, 1996, 2009
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1923, 1925, 1947, 1998
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1923, 1944, 1946
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2007
Ties: 1936, 1937, 1976
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1920
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2006
Ties: 1924, 1926, 1947, 1949, 1966, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1996

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/