Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1920
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1915
Ties: 1904, 1940, 1947, 2008
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1932, 1937, 1954
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-7.1°F
(-4.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1936
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
20.6°F
(-6.3°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
-6.4°F
(-3.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1899
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000, 2006
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Ties: 1904
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Ties: 1920, 1971
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2007
Ties: 1921, 1949
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Ties: 1915, 1922

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/