Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1987
1-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
6.8°F
(3.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1915
Mar–Apr 1987
2-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1963, 1986
Feb–Apr 1987
3-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
6.6°F
(3.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Apr 1987
4-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
7.6°F
(4.2°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1986–Apr 1987
5-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
7.5°F
(4.2°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1986–Apr 1987
6-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
5.7°F
(3.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Oct 1986–Apr 1987
7-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
5.0°F
(2.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 2006
Sep 1986–Apr 1987
8-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Aug 1986–Apr 1987
9-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 2002
Jul 1986–Apr 1987
10-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jun 1986–Apr 1987
11-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
May 1986–Apr 1987
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1931
Nov 1985–Apr 1987
18-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2000, 2006
May 1985–Apr 1987
24-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2000
Ties: 1938
May 1984–Apr 1987
36-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Ties: 1965, 2015, 2021
May 1983–Apr 1987
48-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007
Ties: 1957, 1999
May 1982–Apr 1987
60-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006
Ties: 1933, 1946, 1957, 1958, 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/