Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1988
1-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1915
Ties: 1974
Mar–Apr 1988
2-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Feb–Apr 1988
3-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1918
Jan–Apr 1988
4-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1936
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Dec 1987–Apr 1988
5-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1963, 1973
Nov 1987–Apr 1988
6-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1963
Oct 1987–Apr 1988
7-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1925
Sep 1987–Apr 1988
8-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1945
Aug 1987–Apr 1988
9-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1900, 2008
Jul 1987–Apr 1988
10-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1908, 1995
Jun 1987–Apr 1988
11-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1938, 1955, 1961, 1974, 1983, 2008, 2013, 2015
May 1987–Apr 1988
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Nov 1986–Apr 1988
18-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2000, 2006
May 1986–Apr 1988
24-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2000
Ties: 2003
May 1985–Apr 1988
36-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
May 1984–Apr 1988
48-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1899
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007
Ties: 1944, 1964, 1977
May 1983–Apr 1988
60-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1920
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006
Ties: 1937, 1977, 1999, 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/