Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1896
1-Month
21.8°F
(-5.7°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-9.0°F
(-5.0°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 2012
Feb–Mar 1896
2-Month
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1899
84th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Mar 1896
3-Month
20.9°F
(-6.2°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1936
76th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1895–Mar 1896
4-Month
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest to Date 1936
71st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1900, 1907, 2009
Nov 1895–Mar 1896
5-Month
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest to Date 1899, 1936
87th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1910, 1923
Oct 1895–Mar 1896
6-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
29th Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
98th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1972
Sep 1895–Mar 1896
7-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
34th Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1913, 1916
Aug 1895–Mar 1896
8-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1895–Mar 1896
9-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
101st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1918, 1922, 1949, 1950
Jun 1895–Mar 1896
10-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
108th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1918, 1956, 1986
May 1895–Mar 1896
11-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
106th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1928
Apr 1895–Mar 1896
12-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/