April 2013 - A Look Ahead

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

 

Aberdeen 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal’s

57.0

31.8

44.4

1.85

3.1

Last Year

61.2

36.1

48.7

3.65

0.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

98

 30 – 1992

87

24th

Record Low

- 2

 03 – 1975

15

11th

Precipitation

3.65

 13 – 1912

0.98

15th

Snowfall

13.1

 12 – 1970

None

 

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 7:14 AM with a sunset at 8:02 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’s

59.7

34.2

47.0

1.81

3.7

Last Year

63.9

37.6

50.8

3.15

0.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

98

21 – 1980

91

1st

Record Low

1

03 – 1936

21

10th

Precipitation

2.13

26 – 1964

1.40

15th

Snowfall

13.4

14 – 1986

None

 

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’s

58.0

32.5

45.3

1.57

3.6

Last Year

61.9

35.7

48.8

2.32

0.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

96

 30 – 1992

87

1st, 24th

Record Low

- 1

 01 – 1975

15

10th

Precipitation

2.25

 20 – 1971

0.65

15th

Snowfall

11.8

 13 – 1970

None

 

The normal temperature on the 1st is 50 for the high and 28 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 30th is 64 for the high and 40 for the low.

 

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:21 AM with a sunset at 8:10 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’s

55.6

32.1

43.8

2.02

3.3

Last Year

58.3

36.3

47.3

2.69

Trace

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

95

 21 – 1980

81

24th

Record Low

- 10

 14 – 1926

17

11th

Precipitation

3.25

 14 – 1912

0.89

15th

Snowfall

19.0

 25 – 2008

Trace

15th, 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 7:09 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’s

56.3

32.6

44.5

2.28

3.8

Last Year

59.3

37.0

48.2

4.19

0.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

99

 21 – 1980

79

24th

Record Low

- 3

 07 – 1936

18

11th

Precipitation

3.66

 13 – 1912

2.87

15th

Snowfall

9.0

 05 – 1901

None

 

The normal temperature on the 1st is 49 for the high and 28 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 7:08 AM with a sunset at 7:57 PM CST.

Sunrise on the 30th is at 6:17 AM with a sunset at 8:34 PM CST.

 

Phases of the Moon

Phase

Date

3rd Quarter

3rd

New Moon

10th

1st Quarter

18th

Full Moon

25th

 

 

Climate Prediction Center’s One Month Outlook

Temperatures

Precipitation

 

A Look back at April 2012

Preliminary Rainfall Reports through This Morning - April 13th

Peak Wind Speeds - April 15

Event Total Rainfall from April 12-16

Preliminary Reports April 18th Morning through April 19th Morning

 

Astronomy Happenings in April 2013

New moon on April 10 to prelude April 11 young moon

Spot lunar crescent and Jupiter in the west after sunset

Lyrid meteors increase as moon waxes April 19-21, 2013

Saturn closest, brightest, opposite the sun April 28



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