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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
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
7.0°F
(3.8°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1965
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 2019
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1992
Ties: 1995, 2007, 2017
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1992
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 2019
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1982
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1951
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1971
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000, 2006
Ties: 1996
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1952
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006, 2007, 2013
Ties: 1955, 1959
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1952, 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2007
Ties: 1974
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1953
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2007, 2008
Ties: 1966, 1981, 1985
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1973
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1981, 1982, 1997

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/