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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1972
1-Month
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2019
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1954
Jan–Feb 1972
2-Month
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949, 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1992
Ties: 1962, 1975
Dec 1971–Feb 1972
3-Month
20.8°F
(-6.2°C)
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1992
Nov 1971–Feb 1972
4-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 2019
Oct 1971–Feb 1972
5-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Sep 1971–Feb 1972
6-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Aug 1971–Feb 1972
7-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1994
Jul 1971–Feb 1972
8-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1999, 2000
Ties: 1997
Jun 1971–Feb 1972
9-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1993
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2006
May 1971–Feb 1972
10-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952, 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2002
Ties: 1951
Apr 1971–Feb 1972
11-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2013
Ties: 1986
Mar 1971–Feb 1972
12-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2013
Ties: 1973
Sep 1970–Feb 1972
18-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013
Mar 1970–Feb 1972
24-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1952
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2006
Ties: 1966, 1997
Mar 1969–Feb 1972
36-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2008
Ties: 1979
Mar 1968–Feb 1972
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1953
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2008
Mar 1967–Feb 1972
60-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1973
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/