Climate at a Glance

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1978
1-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1920
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1915
Ties: 1911
Mar–Apr 1978
2-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1903
Feb–Apr 1978
3-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1922
Jan–Apr 1978
4-Month
21.5°F
(-5.8°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1936
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–Apr 1978
5-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
-5.7°F
(-3.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1936
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–Apr 1978
6-Month
22.0°F
(-5.6°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1936
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–Apr 1978
7-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Sep 1977–Apr 1978
8-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Aug 1977–Apr 1978
9-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1977–Apr 1978
10-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jun 1977–Apr 1978
11-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
May 1977–Apr 1978
12-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1976–Apr 1978
18-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000, 2006
Ties: 1920, 1930, 1960, 2019
May 1976–Apr 1978
24-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Ties: 1957, 1995
May 1975–Apr 1978
36-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1918
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Ties: 1959, 1963, 1985
May 1974–Apr 1978
48-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2007
Ties: 1903, 1947, 1955, 1958, 1961, 1965, 1994
May 1973–Apr 1978
60-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1920
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2006
Ties: 1965, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/