Climate at a Glance

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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2018

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2018
1-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1965
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–Mar 2018
2-Month
22.8°F
(-5.1°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-8.3°F
(-4.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 2019
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Jan–Mar 2018
3-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1949
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1992
Dec 2017–Mar 2018
4-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1949, 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1992
Nov 2017–Mar 2018
5-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Oct 2017–Mar 2018
6-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Ties: 1975
Sep 2017–Mar 2018
7-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1952
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Ties: 1970
Aug 2017–Mar 2018
8-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1952
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Jul 2017–Mar 2018
9-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1952
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Jun 2017–Mar 2018
10-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1952
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000, 2006, 2012
Ties: 1968
May 2017–Mar 2018
11-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1952
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006
Ties: 1980
Apr 2017–Mar 2018
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1952
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006, 2007
Oct 2016–Mar 2018
18-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006, 2013
Apr 2016–Mar 2018
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1952
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2007
Ties: 1982, 1990
Apr 2015–Mar 2018
36-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1952
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2008
Ties: 2009
Apr 2014–Mar 2018
48-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1953, 1972
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2007, 2008
Ties: 1992, 2003
Apr 2013–Mar 2018
60-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1973
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2008
Ties: 1991, 2001

Citing This Page

  • 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/