Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of May 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2021

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2021
1-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1920
80th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1915
Ties: 1911, 1978
Mar–Apr 2021
2-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1991, 2005, 2007
Feb–Apr 2021
3-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Jan–Apr 2021
4-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1936
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1908, 1984
Dec 2020–Apr 2021
5-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1936
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Nov 2020–Apr 2021
6-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1936
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Oct 2020–Apr 2021
7-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1946
Sep 2020–Apr 2021
8-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2004
Aug 2020–Apr 2021
9-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1964
Jul 2020–Apr 2021
10-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1964, 1990, 1998
Jun 2020–Apr 2021
11-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
May 2020–Apr 2021
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2019–Apr 2021
18-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000, 2006
Ties: 1964
May 2019–Apr 2021
24-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2000
May 2018–Apr 2021
36-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2000
Ties: 1965, 1987, 2015
May 2017–Apr 2021
48-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2007
Ties: 1924
May 2016–Apr 2021
60-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1920
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2006
Ties: 1936, 1938, 1945, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/