Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1938
1-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
5.7°F
(3.2°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2012
Feb–Mar 1938
2-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Jan–Mar 1938
3-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 2013
Dec 1937–Mar 1938
4-Month
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Nov 1937–Mar 1938
5-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899, 1936
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Ties: 1939, 2010
Oct 1937–Mar 1938
6-Month
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Sep 1937–Mar 1938
7-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1900, 1944
Aug 1937–Mar 1938
8-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1908
Jul 1937–Mar 1938
9-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Jun 1937–Mar 1938
10-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1988
May 1937–Mar 1938
11-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1901, 1932, 2003
Apr 1937–Mar 1938
12-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Oct 1936–Mar 1938
18-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1948
Apr 1936–Mar 1938
24-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1952
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Ties: 1943
Apr 1935–Mar 1938
36-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2000
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1908, 1910, 1969, 1995
Apr 1934–Mar 1938
48-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1899, 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2007
Ties: 1947, 1966, 1995
Apr 1933–Mar 1938
60-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2006, 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/