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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1987

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1987
1-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1965
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1957, 1971
Feb–Mar 1987
2-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 2019
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Jan–Mar 1987
3-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1949
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1992
Dec 1986–Mar 1987
4-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1949
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1992
Nov 1986–Mar 1987
5-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Ties: 1998
Oct 1986–Mar 1987
6-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Sep 1986–Mar 1987
7-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952, 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Aug 1986–Mar 1987
8-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Ties: 1980
Jul 1986–Mar 1987
9-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2000
Jun 1986–Mar 1987
10-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000, 2006, 2012
May 1986–Mar 1987
11-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2006
Apr 1986–Mar 1987
12-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2006, 2007
Ties: 1983
Oct 1985–Mar 1987
18-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006, 2013
Apr 1985–Mar 1987
24-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007
Ties: 1968, 1976, 1998
Apr 1984–Mar 1987
36-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1966, 1968, 1978, 1995
Apr 1983–Mar 1987
48-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1953, 1972
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2007, 2008
Ties: 1976, 1978, 1997
Apr 1982–Mar 1987
60-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1973
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1963, 1981

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/