Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1901
1-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
60th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Mar 1901
2-Month
23.1°F
(-4.9°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1993
Jan–Mar 1901
3-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1936
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1930, 1939, 1988
Dec 1900–Mar 1901
4-Month
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1936
46th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1911, 1941, 1986, 1988
Nov 1900–Mar 1901
5-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899, 1936
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2000
Ties: 1906, 1927
Oct 1900–Mar 1901
6-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
47th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1967, 1980
Sep 1900–Mar 1901
7-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1924, 1932, 1957
Aug 1900–Mar 1901
8-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
45th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1980
Jul 1900–Mar 1901
9-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1911, 1967, 1984
Jun 1900–Mar 1901
10-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1958, 2020
May 1900–Mar 1901
11-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1932, 1938, 2003
Apr 1900–Mar 1901
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1939, 1991
Oct 1899–Mar 1901
18-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1990
Apr 1899–Mar 1901
24-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1952
38th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1945, 1983, 1987, 1993
Apr 1898–Mar 1901
36-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1910, 1938, 1969, 1995
Apr 1897–Mar 1901
48-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899, 1918
97th Warmest Warmest to Date 2007
Ties: 1916, 1929, 1968, 1970
Apr 1896–Mar 1901
60-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1920
114th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006, 2008
Ties: 1908, 1921, 1953

Citing This Page

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