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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1965
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1982
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 2019
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Ties: 2002
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1949
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1992
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
22.9°F
(-5.1°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1949
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1992
Ties: 1951
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-6.3°F
(-3.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1965
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1965, 1971
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1969
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1962
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000, 2006
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2006, 2007, 2013
Ties: 1958, 1994
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952, 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1997
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2007
Ties: 1959, 1963, 1985
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1952
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2008
Ties: 1961
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1953
34th Warmest Warmest to Date 2007, 2008
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1973
54th Warmest Warmest to Date 2008
Ties: 1959

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/