Climate at a Glance

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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1998

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1998
1-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1965
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Feb–Mar 1998
2-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 2019
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2016
Jan–Mar 1998
3-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1949
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1992
Dec 1997–Mar 1998
4-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1949, 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1992
Nov 1997–Mar 1998
5-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000
Ties: 1987
Oct 1997–Mar 1998
6-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000
Sep 1997–Mar 1998
7-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000
Aug 1997–Mar 1998
8-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000
Ties: 1964, 2007, 2017
Jul 1997–Mar 1998
9-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000
Ties: 1983, 1990
Jun 1997–Mar 1998
10-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000, 2006, 2012
Ties: 1954, 1964
May 1997–Mar 1998
11-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006
Ties: 2003
Apr 1997–Mar 1998
12-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006, 2007
Ties: 1991, 2015
Oct 1996–Mar 1998
18-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006, 2013
Ties: 1961, 1968, 1975
Apr 1996–Mar 1998
24-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2007
Apr 1995–Mar 1998
36-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2008
Ties: 1954, 1975, 1986
Apr 1994–Mar 1998
48-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1953, 1972
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2007, 2008
Ties: 1988
Apr 1993–Mar 1998
60-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1973
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2008
Ties: 1967

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/