Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1939
1-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1983
Feb–Mar 1939
2-Month
21.2°F
(-6.0°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1915, 1947
Jan–Mar 1939
3-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1901, 1930, 1988
Dec 1938–Mar 1939
4-Month
22.5°F
(-5.3°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1936
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Nov 1938–Mar 1939
5-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899, 1936
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2000
Ties: 1938, 2010
Oct 1938–Mar 1939
6-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 2013
Sep 1938–Mar 1939
7-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1908, 2007
Aug 1938–Mar 1939
8-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Jul 1938–Mar 1939
9-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Jun 1938–Mar 1939
10-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
May 1938–Mar 1939
11-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1940, 1953, 1961, 1988
Apr 1938–Mar 1939
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Ties: 1901, 1991
Oct 1937–Mar 1939
18-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Ties: 1902
Apr 1937–Mar 1939
24-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Apr 1936–Mar 1939
36-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Apr 1935–Mar 1939
48-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1899, 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2007
Ties: 1974
Apr 1934–Mar 1939
60-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1920
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2006, 2008
Ties: 1946, 1977, 1983, 1988, 1994, 1995

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/