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
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-12.7°F
(-7.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1965
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Feb–Mar 2002
2-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 2019
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Jan–Mar 2002
3-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1949
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1992
Dec 2001–Mar 2002
4-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1949, 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1992
Ties: 1968
Nov 2001–Mar 2002
5-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 2013, 2017
Oct 2001–Mar 2002
6-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Sep 2001–Mar 2002
7-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1952
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Aug 2001–Mar 2002
8-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1952
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 1983
Jul 2001–Mar 2002
9-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1952
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 1995
Jun 2001–Mar 2002
10-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1952
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000, 2006, 2012
May 2001–Mar 2002
11-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1952
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2006
Apr 2001–Mar 2002
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1952
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2006, 2007
Oct 2000–Mar 2002
18-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2006, 2013
Apr 2000–Mar 2002
24-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1952
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2007
Ties: 1964, 1988, 2009, 2012
Apr 1999–Mar 2002
36-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1952
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2008
Ties: 2014
Apr 1998–Mar 2002
48-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1953, 1972
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2007, 2008
Apr 1997–Mar 2002
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1973
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2008
Ties: 2004

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/