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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
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-6.8°F
(-3.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1965
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Feb–Mar 1998
2-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 2019
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2016
Ties: 1954
Jan–Mar 1998
3-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1949
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1992
Ties: 1976, 2013
Dec 1997–Mar 1998
4-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1949
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1992
Nov 1997–Mar 1998
5-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000
Ties: 1987
Oct 1997–Mar 1998
6-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000
Ties: 1954
Sep 1997–Mar 1998
7-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000
Aug 1997–Mar 1998
8-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000
Jul 1997–Mar 1998
9-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1990
Jun 1997–Mar 1998
10-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
May 1997–Mar 1998
11-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000, 2006
Apr 1997–Mar 1998
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006, 2007, 2013
Ties: 1953, 1991
Oct 1996–Mar 1998
18-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952, 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2013
Ties: 2009, 2015
Apr 1996–Mar 1998
24-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2007
Apr 1995–Mar 1998
36-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2008
Ties: 1976, 1977, 1987
Apr 1994–Mar 1998
48-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1953
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2007, 2008
Ties: 1984, 2012
Apr 1993–Mar 1998
60-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1973
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2008
Ties: 1985

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/