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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
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1965
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 2019
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
18.8°F
(-7.3°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-10.2°F
(-5.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1992
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
18.1°F
(-7.7°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
-9.9°F
(-5.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949, 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1992
Ties: 1949
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
20.1°F
(-6.6°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
-9.2°F
(-5.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
-7.3°F
(-4.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Ties: 1978
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000, 2006, 2012
Ties: 1993
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Ties: 1969
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006, 2007
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006, 2013
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2007
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2008
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1953, 1972
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2007, 2008
Ties: 1969, 1980
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°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 July 2019, retrieved on July 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/