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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
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1965
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1977
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2019
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 1953
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1992
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949, 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1992
Ties: 2010
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1997
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1957, 1966
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1950
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000, 2006, 2012
Ties: 1956, 1962, 1996
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006, 2007
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2006, 2013
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1952
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Ties: 1970
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2008
Ties: 1969
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1953, 1972
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007, 2008
Ties: 1953
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°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 July 2019, retrieved on July 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/