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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1965
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1978
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-6.6°F
(-3.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 2019
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
18.0°F
(-7.8°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-10.7°F
(-6.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1992
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
17.3°F
(-8.2°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-10.3°F
(-5.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1992
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
19.3°F
(-7.1°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-9.6°F
(-5.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-7.8°F
(-4.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-5.7°F
(-3.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-5.3°F
(-3.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1949
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000, 2006
Ties: 1949
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006, 2007, 2013
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952, 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1952
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2007
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2008
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1953
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2007, 2008
Ties: 1960, 1969, 1980
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1973
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2008
Ties: 1960, 1970, 1974

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/