Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1948
1-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1998
Feb–Mar 1948
2-Month
20.8°F
(-6.2°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Jan–Mar 1948
3-Month
19.0°F
(-7.2°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1936
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1903, 1943
Dec 1947–Mar 1948
4-Month
19.5°F
(-6.9°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1936
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Nov 1947–Mar 1948
5-Month
20.7°F
(-6.3°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899, 1936
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2000
Ties: 1960, 1971
Oct 1947–Mar 1948
6-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 2010
Sep 1947–Mar 1948
7-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1970
Aug 1947–Mar 1948
8-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1906, 1924, 1925, 1977
Jul 1947–Mar 1948
9-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1927, 1975
Jun 1947–Mar 1948
10-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1985
May 1947–Mar 1948
11-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1910, 1922, 2011
Apr 1947–Mar 1948
12-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1908, 1930, 1966, 2001
Oct 1946–Mar 1948
18-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1938
Apr 1946–Mar 1948
24-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1952
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2000
Ties: 1973, 1985, 1998, 2019
Apr 1945–Mar 1948
36-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2000
Ties: 1986
Apr 1944–Mar 1948
48-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899, 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2007
Ties: 1922, 1923, 1960, 1998, 2011
Apr 1943–Mar 1948
60-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1920
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2006, 2008
Ties: 1927, 1959, 1982, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/