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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1970

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1970
1-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-9.2°F
(-5.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1965
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Feb–Mar 1970
2-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 2019
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Jan–Mar 1970
3-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1949
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1992
Ties: 1989, 2018
Dec 1969–Mar 1970
4-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1949
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1992
Ties: 2010
Nov 1969–Mar 1970
5-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1964
Oct 1969–Mar 1970
6-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1996, 2014
Sep 1969–Mar 1970
7-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Aug 1969–Mar 1970
8-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Jul 1969–Mar 1970
9-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Jun 1969–Mar 1970
10-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1982
May 1969–Mar 1970
11-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000, 2006
Ties: 1957
Apr 1969–Mar 1970
12-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006, 2007, 2013
Ties: 1982, 1984
Oct 1968–Mar 1970
18-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952, 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2013
Ties: 1958
Apr 1968–Mar 1970
24-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2007
Ties: 1972
Apr 1967–Mar 1970
36-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2008
Apr 1966–Mar 1970
48-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1953
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2007, 2008
Ties: 1968, 1975
Apr 1965–Mar 1970
60-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1973
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2008
Ties: 1960, 1974, 1979

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/