Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1899
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
19.1°F
(-7.2°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1936
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
17.3°F
(-8.2°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1936
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
18.2°F
(-7.7°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
-5.3°F
(-3.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899, 1936
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1913, 1962, 1986
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1896, 1918, 1986
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1906, 1960
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1907, 1922, 1950, 2009
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1915, 1944, 1996, 2009
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1914, 1957, 1968
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1946
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1899, 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2007
Ties: 1945, 1977, 1988
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1920
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2006, 2008
Ties: 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1962, 1966, 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/