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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1989

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1989
1-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1965
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Feb–Mar 1989
2-Month
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-9.4°F
(-5.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 2019
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2016
Jan–Mar 1989
3-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-5.3°F
(-2.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1949
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1992
Dec 1988–Mar 1989
4-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1992
Ties: 1985
Nov 1988–Mar 1989
5-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2000
Oct 1988–Mar 1989
6-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2000
Sep 1988–Mar 1989
7-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952, 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2000
Aug 1988–Mar 1989
8-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2000
Ties: 1955
Jul 1988–Mar 1989
9-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2000
Ties: 2009
Jun 1988–Mar 1989
10-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1952
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2000, 2006, 2012
Ties: 1988
May 1988–Mar 1989
11-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1952
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Ties: 1954, 1990
Apr 1988–Mar 1989
12-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2006, 2007
Ties: 1964, 2003
Oct 1987–Mar 1989
18-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2006, 2013
Ties: 1982
Apr 1987–Mar 1989
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1952
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2007
Ties: 1981
Apr 1986–Mar 1989
36-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1952
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2008
Ties: 2003
Apr 1985–Mar 1989
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1953, 1972
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007, 2008
Ties: 1984
Apr 1984–Mar 1989
60-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1973
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1985

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/