Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1971
1-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1920
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1915
Mar–Apr 1971
2-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1927, 1961
Feb–Apr 1971
3-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1899
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1915, 1957
Jan–Apr 1971
4-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1936
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1952
Dec 1970–Apr 1971
5-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1936
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Nov 1970–Apr 1971
6-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1936
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1928, 1972
Oct 1970–Apr 1971
7-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Sep 1970–Apr 1971
8-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1951, 1994
Aug 1970–Apr 1971
9-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Jul 1970–Apr 1971
10-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1949, 1996
Jun 1970–Apr 1971
11-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
May 1970–Apr 1971
12-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1899
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1922, 1925, 1975
Nov 1969–Apr 1971
18-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000, 2006
Ties: 1973, 2020
May 1969–Apr 1971
24-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1908, 1909, 1944, 1948, 2010
May 1968–Apr 1971
36-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1920, 1979
May 1967–Apr 1971
48-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2007
Ties: 1912, 1930
May 1966–Apr 1971
60-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1920
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006
Ties: 1905, 1930, 1950

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 19, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/