Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1948
1-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
4.4°F
(2.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1920
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1915
Ties: 1943
Mar–Apr 1948
2-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1993
Feb–Apr 1948
3-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1972
Jan–Apr 1948
4-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1936
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1943
Dec 1947–Apr 1948
5-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1936
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1994
Nov 1947–Apr 1948
6-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1907, 1982
Oct 1947–Apr 1948
7-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1915, 1933, 1959
Sep 1947–Apr 1948
8-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1910, 1923
Aug 1947–Apr 1948
9-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1906, 1911, 1919, 1940
Jul 1947–Apr 1948
10-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1911, 1968, 1984
Jun 1947–Apr 1948
11-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1910, 1985
May 1947–Apr 1948
12-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1968
Nov 1946–Apr 1948
18-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1979
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2000, 2006
Ties: 1944, 1956, 1996, 2009
May 1946–Apr 1948
24-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2000
Ties: 1908, 1909, 1944, 1971, 2010
May 1945–Apr 1948
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2000
Ties: 1922, 1962, 1968, 2020
May 1944–Apr 1948
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2007
Ties: 1946, 1966, 1967, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1995
May 1943–Apr 1948
60-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1920
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2006
Ties: 1927, 1932, 1959

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 29, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/