Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2020
1-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1920
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1915
Ties: 1982
Mar–Apr 2020
2-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1900
Feb–Apr 2020
3-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Apr 2020
4-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1926
Dec 2019–Apr 2020
5-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 2007
Nov 2019–Apr 2020
6-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1955
Oct 2019–Apr 2020
7-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Sep 2019–Apr 2020
8-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2007
Aug 2019–Apr 2020
9-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1900, 1988, 2008
Jul 2019–Apr 2020
10-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1914, 1945
Jun 2019–Apr 2020
11-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1967
May 2019–Apr 2020
12-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1898, 1924
Nov 2018–Apr 2020
18-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
91st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2000, 2006
Ties: 1971, 1973
May 2018–Apr 2020
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2000
Ties: 1923, 1925, 1947, 1956, 1998
May 2017–Apr 2020
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2000
Ties: 1922, 1948, 1962, 1968
May 2016–Apr 2020
48-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2007
Ties: 1932, 1945, 2010, 2012
May 2015–Apr 2020
60-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2006
Ties: 2001, 2010

Citing This Page

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