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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
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
3.4°F
(1.8°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1965
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 2019
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1963
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1949
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 1992
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1949
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 1992
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1999
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 2004
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1995
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000, 2006
Ties: 2004, 2017
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006, 2007, 2013
Ties: 2004, 2017
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952, 1979
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 2012
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2007
Ties: 2002
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2008
Ties: 1963, 1964
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1953
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2007, 2008
Ties: 1966, 1985, 1986
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1973
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2008
Ties: 1982, 1986, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/