Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1898
1-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 2012
Ties: 1955
Feb–Mar 1898
2-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
60th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Mar 1898
3-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1936
46th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1897–Mar 1898
4-Month
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1936
53rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1944, 1964, 1977
Nov 1897–Mar 1898
5-Month
22.9°F
(-5.1°C)
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899, 1936
78th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1907, 1909, 1918, 1970
Oct 1897–Mar 1898
6-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
68th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1897–Mar 1898
7-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
47th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1914
Aug 1897–Mar 1898
8-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
61st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1923, 1967, 1989
Jul 1897–Mar 1898
9-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
63rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2009, 2018
Jun 1897–Mar 1898
10-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
69th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1973, 1975, 2009
May 1897–Mar 1898
11-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
61st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1923, 1926
Apr 1897–Mar 1898
12-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
65th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1975, 1982
Oct 1896–Mar 1898
18-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1979
110th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1980
Apr 1896–Mar 1898
24-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1952
111th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Apr 1895–Mar 1898
36-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
114th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1900

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/