Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1899
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1971
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
17.9°F
(-7.8°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
20.8°F
(-6.2°C)
21.3°F
(-5.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1966
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899, 1936
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Ties: 1902
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1924, 1966
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1968
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1974
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1914, 2015, 2020
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1939, 1953, 1961, 1988
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1961, 2008
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Ties: 1954, 1955, 1977
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1952
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Ties: 1954, 1964, 2004
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899, 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2007
Ties: 1984, 2013, 2014
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1920
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006, 2008
Ties: 1961, 1967, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/