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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1981
1-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1965
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 2019
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
4.0°F
(2.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1949
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 1992
Ties: 2000
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1949, 1979
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 1992
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 2005
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 2005
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 2004
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000, 2006, 2012
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006, 2007
Ties: 1992, 2000
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006, 2013
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2007
Ties: 1989, 2001
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2008
Ties: 1964, 2012
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1953, 1972
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2007, 2008
Ties: 1961, 1963, 1967, 1985
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1973
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2008
Ties: 1963, 1982, 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/