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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
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1965
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1993
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 2019
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 1987, 1995, 2013
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1949
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 1992
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1949
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1992
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 2010
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1972
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1960
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2000, 2006
Ties: 1950, 1962, 1972
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006, 2007, 2013
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952, 1979
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2013
Ties: 1969
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Ties: 1966
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2008
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1953
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2007, 2008
Ties: 1954
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°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 September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/