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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1974

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1974
1-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1965
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Mar 1974
2-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 2019
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Jan–Mar 1974
3-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1949
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1992
Dec 1973–Mar 1974
4-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1949
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1992
Ties: 1967
Nov 1973–Mar 1974
5-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2000
Ties: 1958, 1994
Oct 1973–Mar 1974
6-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2000
Sep 1973–Mar 1974
7-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 2009
Aug 1973–Mar 1974
8-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1968
Jul 1973–Mar 1974
9-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1968, 1984, 2001
Jun 1973–Mar 1974
10-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 2009
May 1973–Mar 1974
11-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2000, 2006
Ties: 2009
Apr 1973–Mar 1974
12-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006, 2007, 2013
Ties: 1967, 2009
Oct 1972–Mar 1974
18-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952, 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2013
Ties: 1976, 1983
Apr 1972–Mar 1974
24-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2007
Ties: 1986
Apr 1971–Mar 1974
36-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2008
Ties: 1958
Apr 1970–Mar 1974
48-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1953
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2007, 2008
Apr 1969–Mar 1974
60-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1973
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2008
Ties: 1960, 1970, 1979

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  • 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/