Climate at a Glance

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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2002

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2002
1-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-12.7°F
(-7.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1965
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Feb–Mar 2002
2-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 2019
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Ties: 1956
Jan–Mar 2002
3-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1949
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1992
Dec 2001–Mar 2002
4-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1949
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1992
Nov 2001–Mar 2002
5-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Oct 2001–Mar 2002
6-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 2013
Sep 2001–Mar 2002
7-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1952
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Aug 2001–Mar 2002
8-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1952
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 2013
Jul 2001–Mar 2002
9-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1952
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jun 2001–Mar 2002
10-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1952
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
May 2001–Mar 2002
11-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1952
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000, 2006
Apr 2001–Mar 2002
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1952
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2006, 2007, 2013
Oct 2000–Mar 2002
18-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1952, 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2013
Ties: 1982
Apr 2000–Mar 2002
24-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1952
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2007
Ties: 1981
Apr 1999–Mar 2002
36-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1952
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2008
Apr 1998–Mar 2002
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1953
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2007, 2008
Apr 1997–Mar 2002
60-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1973
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2008
Ties: 1992, 2004

Citing This Page

  • 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/