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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
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1965
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-6.8°F
(-3.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 2019
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1958, 1962
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
19.5°F
(-6.9°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-9.5°F
(-5.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1949
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1992
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
-8.1°F
(-4.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1949, 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1992
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
22.3°F
(-5.4°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
-5.7°F
(-3.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Ties: 1979
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000, 2006, 2012
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2006
Ties: 1965
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2006, 2007
Ties: 1994
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2006, 2013
Ties: 1960
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1952
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2007
Ties: 1974
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1952
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2008
Ties: 1966, 1968, 1987, 1995
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1953, 1972
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2007, 2008
Ties: 1962, 1976, 1997
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1973
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2008
Ties: 1968, 1977, 1986

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/