Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1997
1-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1920
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1915
Mar–Apr 1997
2-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Feb–Apr 1997
3-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jan–Apr 1997
4-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1936
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1932, 2014
Dec 1996–Apr 1997
5-Month
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1936
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1897, 1916, 1929
Nov 1996–Apr 1997
6-Month
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Oct 1996–Apr 1997
7-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Sep 1996–Apr 1997
8-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Aug 1996–Apr 1997
9-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1904
Jul 1996–Apr 1997
10-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1904
Jun 1996–Apr 1997
11-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1903, 1994
May 1996–Apr 1997
12-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1904
Nov 1995–Apr 1997
18-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000, 2006
Ties: 1913, 1916
May 1995–Apr 1997
24-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Ties: 1951
May 1994–Apr 1997
36-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Ties: 1901, 1912, 1949, 1967, 1972
May 1993–Apr 1997
48-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2007
Ties: 1905, 1951, 1972
May 1992–Apr 1997
60-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1920
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2006
Ties: 1917, 1953

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/