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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2004

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2004
1-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1965
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Feb–Mar 2004
2-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2003 2019
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Ties: 1977
Jan–Mar 2004
3-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1949
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1992
Ties: 2007
Dec 2003–Mar 2004
4-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1949, 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1992
Nov 2003–Mar 2004
5-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2000
Oct 2003–Mar 2004
6-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 1995
Sep 2003–Mar 2004
7-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Aug 2003–Mar 2004
8-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Jul 2003–Mar 2004
9-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 1981
Jun 2003–Mar 2004
10-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000, 2006, 2012
May 2003–Mar 2004
11-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2006
Apr 2003–Mar 2004
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2006, 2007
Ties: 1995
Oct 2002–Mar 2004
18-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2006, 2013
Apr 2002–Mar 2004
24-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2007
Ties: 1999
Apr 2001–Mar 2004
36-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2008
Ties: 2001, 2017
Apr 2000–Mar 2004
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1953, 1972
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2007, 2008
Ties: 2016
Apr 1999–Mar 2004
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1973
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2008
Ties: 2002

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