Climate at a Glance

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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1997

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1997
1-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1965
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Feb–Mar 1997
2-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 2019
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2016
Jan–Mar 1997
3-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1949
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1992
Dec 1996–Mar 1997
4-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1949
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1992
Ties: 1984
Nov 1996–Mar 1997
5-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Oct 1996–Mar 1997
6-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000
Ties: 1972
Sep 1996–Mar 1997
7-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1952, 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Aug 1996–Mar 1997
8-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1952
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Ties: 2010
Jul 1996–Mar 1997
9-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1952
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Ties: 1956, 1994, 1996
Jun 1996–Mar 1997
10-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1952
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000, 2006, 2012
Ties: 1982
May 1996–Mar 1997
11-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1952
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006
Ties: 1966
Apr 1996–Mar 1997
12-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1952
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006, 2007
Oct 1995–Mar 1997
18-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2006, 2013
Ties: 2019
Apr 1995–Mar 1997
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1952
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2007
Apr 1994–Mar 1997
36-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1952
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2008
Ties: 1956, 1961, 1977
Apr 1993–Mar 1997
48-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1953, 1972
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2007, 2008
Ties: 1976, 1978, 1987
Apr 1992–Mar 1997
60-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1973
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2008
Ties: 1980

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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/