Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1974
1-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1915
Ties: 1988
Mar–Apr 1974
2-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1930
Feb–Apr 1974
3-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Jan–Apr 1974
4-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Dec 1973–Apr 1974
5-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1936
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1935, 1945
Nov 1973–Apr 1974
6-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1936
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Oct 1973–Apr 1974
7-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1955, 1961
Sep 1973–Apr 1974
8-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Aug 1973–Apr 1974
9-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1908, 1963, 1995
Jul 1973–Apr 1974
10-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Jun 1973–Apr 1974
11-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1938, 1955, 1961, 1983, 1988, 2008, 2013, 2015
May 1973–Apr 1974
12-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1961, 1983, 2015
Nov 1972–Apr 1974
18-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2000, 2006
Ties: 1984
May 1972–Apr 1974
24-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2000
Ties: 1922, 1958, 1984, 1993, 2009
May 1971–Apr 1974
36-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2000
Ties: 1903, 1921, 1961, 2010
May 1970–Apr 1974
48-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2007
Ties: 1923, 1939, 1959, 1975, 2011
May 1969–Apr 1974
60-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006
Ties: 1902, 1931, 1955, 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/