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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1965
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1977, 1983
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2019
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1992
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1992
Ties: 1960
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1996, 2011
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1993
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1966
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1973
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000, 2006
Ties: 1950, 1962, 1973
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006, 2007, 2013
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952, 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013
Ties: 1980
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1952
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Ties: 1970
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2008
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1953
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007, 2008
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°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 September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/