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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
6.8°F
(3.8°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1965
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 2019
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1992
Ties: 1995
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949, 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1992
Ties: 1954, 1958
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 2001
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1969
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 2019
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000, 2006, 2012
Ties: 1951
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006
Ties: 1962, 1994, 2019
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1952
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006, 2007
Ties: 1956, 1958, 2014
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006, 2013
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2007
Ties: 1957
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1954, 1975, 1998
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1953, 1972
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2007, 2008
Ties: 1957, 1965, 1987
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1973
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1968, 1977, 1978

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/