Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2018
1-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-8.0°F
(-4.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1920
126th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1915
Mar–Apr 2018
2-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1899
112th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–Apr 2018
3-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Apr 2018
4-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1936
106th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2017–Apr 2018
5-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1936
99th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1909, 2014, 2019
Nov 2017–Apr 2018
6-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1936
90th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1909
Oct 2017–Apr 2018
7-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
90th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1916, 1928, 1986, 1994, 2011
Sep 2017–Apr 2018
8-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
85th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1913, 1943, 1947, 1975
Aug 2017–Apr 2018
9-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1909, 1913, 1947, 1949, 1975
Jul 2017–Apr 2018
10-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1905, 1970, 2010, 2011
Jun 2017–Apr 2018
11-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
79th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1906, 1975
May 2017–Apr 2018
12-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
76th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1930
Nov 2016–Apr 2018
18-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000, 2006
Ties: 1940
May 2016–Apr 2018
24-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
May 2015–Apr 2018
36-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Ties: 1935, 2001, 2004
May 2014–Apr 2018
48-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2007
Ties: 1942
May 2013–Apr 2018
60-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006
Ties: 1993, 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 12, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/