Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1986
1-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1920
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1915
Ties: 1967
Mar–Apr 1986
2-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1963, 1987
Feb–Apr 1986
3-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1927
Jan–Apr 1986
4-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
3.4°F
(1.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1936
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Dec 1985–Apr 1986
5-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1936
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Nov 1985–Apr 1986
6-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1936
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Oct 1985–Apr 1986
7-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1916, 1928, 1994, 2011, 2018
Sep 1985–Apr 1986
8-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1966, 1996
Aug 1985–Apr 1986
9-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1922, 1929, 1960
Jul 1985–Apr 1986
10-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1896, 1962, 1972
Jun 1985–Apr 1986
11-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
May 1985–Apr 1986
12-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1949, 1960
Nov 1984–Apr 1986
18-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000, 2006
Ties: 1908, 1938
May 1984–Apr 1986
24-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1903, 1949, 1960, 1973, 2019
May 1983–Apr 1986
36-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1994
May 1982–Apr 1986
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2007
Ties: 1946, 1948, 1966, 1967, 1981, 1985, 1995
May 1981–Apr 1986
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1920
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006
Ties: 1924, 1926, 1947, 1949, 1956, 1966, 1980, 1982, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/