Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1981
1-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
7.0°F
(3.8°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1915
Mar–Apr 1981
2-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
6.9°F
(3.9°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Apr 1981
3-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
6.5°F
(3.6°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Apr 1981
4-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
7.4°F
(4.1°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1936
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1980–Apr 1981
5-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
6.6°F
(3.6°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1936
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1980–Apr 1981
6-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
6.4°F
(3.6°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1936
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1980–Apr 1981
7-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
5.3°F
(3.0°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1980–Apr 1981
8-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 1980–Apr 1981
9-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1980–Apr 1981
10-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jun 1980–Apr 1981
11-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2000
May 1980–Apr 1981
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1979–Apr 1981
18-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000, 2006
Ties: 1935, 2007
May 1979–Apr 1981
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2000
Ties: 1942
May 1978–Apr 1981
36-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Ties: 2019
May 1977–Apr 1981
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2007
Ties: 1946, 1948, 1966, 1967, 1985, 1986, 1995
May 1976–Apr 1981
60-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Ties: 1925, 1940, 1967

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/