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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
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1965
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 2019
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1992
Ties: 1954, 2010
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1992
Ties: 1958
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2000
Ties: 1976
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2000
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2000
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1953
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2000, 2006
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006, 2007, 2013
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952, 1979
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1995, 2004
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2007
Ties: 2009
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2008
Apr 1984–Mar 1988
48-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1953
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007, 2008
Ties: 1964
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1973
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008

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  • 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/