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
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1965
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–Mar 2018
2-Month
22.9°F
(-5.1°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-8.0°F
(-4.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 2019
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Jan–Mar 2018
3-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1949
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1992
Ties: 1970, 1989
Dec 2017–Mar 2018
4-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1949
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1992
Nov 2017–Mar 2018
5-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Ties: 1955, 1984
Oct 2017–Mar 2018
6-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Ties: 1959
Sep 2017–Mar 2018
7-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1952
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Aug 2017–Mar 2018
8-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1952
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Ties: 1958
Jul 2017–Mar 2018
9-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1952
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1989
Jun 2017–Mar 2018
10-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1952
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
May 2017–Mar 2018
11-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1952
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000, 2006
Apr 2017–Mar 2018
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1952
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006, 2007, 2013
Oct 2016–Mar 2018
18-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1952, 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Ties: 1991
Apr 2016–Mar 2018
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1952
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2007
Apr 2015–Mar 2018
36-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1952
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2008
Ties: 2005
Apr 2014–Mar 2018
48-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1953
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2007, 2008
Apr 2013–Mar 2018
60-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1973
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2008

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  • 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/