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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1965
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1979
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-7.3°F
(-4.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 2019
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1962
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
18.8°F
(-7.3°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-9.9°F
(-5.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1949
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1992
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
19.1°F
(-7.2°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
-8.6°F
(-4.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1949
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1992
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-7.4°F
(-4.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Ties: 1952
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000, 2006
Ties: 1965
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2006, 2007, 2013
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952, 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2007
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1952
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2008
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1953
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2007, 2008
Ties: 1957, 1976
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1973
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2008
Ties: 1963, 1968, 1977

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/