Climate at a Glance

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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
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
5.3°F
(2.9°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1965
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Feb–Mar 2004
2-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2003 2019
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Jan–Mar 2004
3-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1949
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1992
Dec 2003–Mar 2004
4-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1949
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1992
Nov 2003–Mar 2004
5-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2000
Ties: 2013, 2017
Oct 2003–Mar 2004
6-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 2017
Sep 2003–Mar 2004
7-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 1983
Aug 2003–Mar 2004
8-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 1981
Jul 2003–Mar 2004
9-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jun 2003–Mar 2004
10-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
May 2003–Mar 2004
11-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000, 2006
Ties: 1981, 2017
Apr 2003–Mar 2004
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2006, 2007, 2013
Ties: 1981, 2017
Oct 2002–Mar 2004
18-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952, 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2013
Ties: 1988, 1995
Apr 2002–Mar 2004
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2007
Apr 2001–Mar 2004
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1952
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2008
Ties: 2001, 2013
Apr 2000–Mar 2004
48-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1953
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2007, 2008
Ties: 1991, 2000
Apr 1999–Mar 2004
60-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1973
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2008
Ties: 1992, 2002

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/