April 2012 - A Look Ahead

The tables below consist of monthly normal for April as well as daily extremes and what happened last year.

 
Aberdeen
 
 
 
 
 
 
High
Low
Average
Precipitation
Snowfall
Monthly Normal
57
31.8
44.4
1.85
3.1
Last Year
52.1
33.1
42.6
2.98
5.5
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Extremes
 
Day and Year
 
Last Year
Day
Record High
98
30 – 1992
71
29th
Record Low
-2
3 – 1975
22
16th
Precipitation
3.65
13 – 1912
0.69
15th
Snowfall
13.1
12 – 1970
5.2
15th
 

The normal temperature on the 1st is 49 for the high and 26 for the low. The normal temperature on the 30th is 64 for the high and 38 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:13 AM with a sunset at 8:03 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 30th is at 6:23 AM with a sunset at 8:40 PM CDT.

 
Pierre
 
 
 
 
 
 
High
Low
Average
Precipitation
Snowfall
Monthly Normal
59.7
32.4
47.0
1.81
3.7
Last Year
53.8
32.6
43.2
2.26
4.8
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Extremes
 
Day and Year
 
Last Year
Day
Record High
98
21 – 1980
73
7th, 29th
Record Low
1
3 – 1936
17
16th
Precipitation
2.13
26 – 1964
0.77
15th
Snowfall
13.4
 14 – 1986
4.3
15th
 

The normal temperature on the 1st is 53 for the high and 29 for the low. The normal temperature on the 30th is 66 for the high and 40 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:22 AM with a sunset at 8:09 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 30th is at 6:33 AM with a sunset at 8:45 PM CDT.

 
Mobridge
 
 
 
 
 
 
High
Low
Average
Precipitation
Snowfall
Monthly Normal
58
32.5
45.3
1.57
3.2
Last Year
51.7
31.1
41.4
2.68
8.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Extremes
 
Day and Year
 
Last Year
Day
Record High
96
30 – 1992
73
29th
Record Low
-1
1 – 1975
15
15th
Precipitation
2.25
20 – 1971
0.78
7th
Snowfall
11.8
13 – 1970
3.0
14th
 

The normal temperature on the 1st is 50 for the high and 28 for the low. The normal temperature on the 31st is 49 for the high and 27 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:21 AM with a sunset at 8:11 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 30th is at 6:31 AM with a sunset at 8:48 PM CDT.

 
Watertown
 
 
 
 
 
 
High
Low
Average
Precipitation
Snowfall
Monthly Normal
55.6
32.1
43.8
2.02
3.3
Last Year
50.5
31.6
41.0
1.15
1.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Extremes
 
Day and Year
 
Last Year
Day
Record High
95
21 – 1980
71
12th
Record Low
-10
5 – 1926
24
17th
Precipitation
3.25
14 – 1912
0.23
30th
Snowfall
19.0
25 – 2008
1.0
16th
 

The normal temperature on the 1st is 47 for the high and 26 for the low. The normal temperature on the 30th is 63 for the high and 38 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:08 AM with a sunset at 7:57 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 30th is at 6:19 AM with a sunset at 8:33 PM CDT.

 
Sisseton
 
 
 
 
 
 
High
Low
Average
Precipitation
Snowfall
Monthly Normal
56.3
32.6
44.5
2.28
3.8
Last Year
51.3
34.3
42.8
1.54
0.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Extremes
 
Day and Year
 
Last Year
Day
Record High
99
21 – 1980
68
12th
Record Low
-3
7 – 1936
27
5th, 21st
Precipitation
3.66
13 – 1912
0.34
22nd
Snowfall
9.0
5 – 1901
0.7
15th
 

The normal temperature on the 1st is 48 for the high and 27 for the low. The normal temperature on the 30th is 65 for the high and 40 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:07 AM with a sunset at 7:57 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 30th is at 6:17 AM with a sunset at 8:35 PM CDT.

 

Climate Prediction Center’s One Month Outlook

Temperatures

Precipitation

A Look back at April 2011

Snowfall Reports - April 15 & 16

 
Phases of the Moon
Phase
Date
Full Moon
April 6th
Last Quarter
April 13th
New Moon
April 21st
First Quarter
April 29th
 

Astronomy Happenings in March 2012

Saturn closest, brightest, opposite the sun April 15
 
2012 Lyrid meteors best before dawn April 21 and 22


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