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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1965
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 2019
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1949
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 1992
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1949, 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1992
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 2011
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1982, 2014
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2000
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2000, 2006, 2012
Ties: 1950, 1994
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006
Ties: 1971, 1996, 2010
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006, 2007
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006, 2013
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Ties: 1966
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2008
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1953, 1972
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2007, 2008
Ties: 1954
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1973
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/