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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1988
1-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1965
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 2019
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1992
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949, 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1992
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2000
Ties: 1953
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2000
Ties: 1967
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Ties: 1967, 1968
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2000
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000, 2006, 2012
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006, 2007
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006, 2013
Ties: 1995
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2007
Ties: 1964, 2002, 2009, 2012
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2008
Apr 1984–Mar 1988
48-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1953, 1972
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007, 2008
Ties: 1998
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1973
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1957, 1964, 1965

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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/