Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1961
1-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1920
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1915
Ties: 1936
Mar–Apr 1961
2-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1927, 1971
Feb–Apr 1961
3-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jan–Apr 1961
4-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1936
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 2002
Dec 1960–Apr 1961
5-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1936
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1977
Nov 1960–Apr 1961
6-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1936
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1900, 1995
Oct 1960–Apr 1961
7-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1955, 1974
Sep 1960–Apr 1961
8-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Aug 1960–Apr 1961
9-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jul 1960–Apr 1961
10-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jun 1960–Apr 1961
11-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1938, 1955, 1974, 1983, 1988, 2008, 2013, 2015
May 1960–Apr 1961
12-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1974, 1983, 2015
Nov 1959–Apr 1961
18-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000, 2006
Ties: 1921, 1967, 1998
May 1959–Apr 1961
24-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000
Ties: 1911, 1962, 1996
May 1958–Apr 1961
36-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000
Ties: 1903, 1921, 1974, 2010
May 1957–Apr 1961
48-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2007
Ties: 1903, 1947, 1955, 1958, 1965, 1978, 1994
May 1956–Apr 1961
60-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1920
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 1976

Citing This Page

  • 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/