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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1971

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1971
1-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1965
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1957, 1987
Feb–Mar 1971
2-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 2019
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Jan–Mar 1971
3-Month
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1949
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1992
Dec 1970–Mar 1971
4-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1949, 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1992
Ties: 1982, 2019
Nov 1970–Mar 1971
5-Month
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Oct 1970–Mar 1971
6-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Sep 1970–Mar 1971
7-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1952
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1965
Aug 1970–Mar 1971
8-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1950
Jul 1970–Mar 1971
9-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Jun 1970–Mar 1971
10-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000, 2006, 2012
Ties: 2010
May 1970–Mar 1971
11-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006
Ties: 1973, 1996, 2010
Apr 1970–Mar 1971
12-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006, 2007
Ties: 1996
Oct 1969–Mar 1971
18-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006, 2013
Ties: 1957
Apr 1969–Mar 1971
24-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1952
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2007
Apr 1968–Mar 1971
36-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2008
Apr 1967–Mar 1971
48-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1953, 1972
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2007, 2008
Apr 1966–Mar 1971
60-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1973
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2008
Ties: 1954

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/