Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1953
1-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1936, 1972, 1987
Feb–Mar 1953
2-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Mar 1953
3-Month
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1936
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 2007
Dec 1952–Mar 1953
4-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1936
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1945
Nov 1952–Mar 1953
5-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899, 1936
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2000
Oct 1952–Mar 1953
6-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Sep 1952–Mar 1953
7-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1976
Aug 1952–Mar 1953
8-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Jul 1952–Mar 1953
9-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 2003, 2008
Jun 1952–Mar 1953
10-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1941, 1961, 1976, 1983
May 1952–Mar 1953
11-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1939, 1940, 1961, 1988
Apr 1952–Mar 1953
12-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1989
Oct 1951–Mar 1953
18-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1924, 1963, 1998
Apr 1951–Mar 1953
24-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2000
Ties: 1912, 1919, 2010
Apr 1950–Mar 1953
36-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2000
Ties: 1906, 1930
Apr 1949–Mar 1953
48-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899, 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2007
Ties: 1917
Apr 1948–Mar 1953
60-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2006, 2008
Ties: 1901, 1908, 1921

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/