Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1959
1-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1899
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Mar 1959
2-Month
24.4°F
(-4.2°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1899
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jan–Mar 1959
3-Month
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1936
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 2014
Dec 1958–Mar 1959
4-Month
20.0°F
(-6.7°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1936
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1970
Nov 1958–Mar 1959
5-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899, 1936
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2000
Ties: 1930, 1984
Oct 1958–Mar 1959
6-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1933
Sep 1958–Mar 1959
7-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1909
Aug 1958–Mar 1959
8-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1973
Jul 1958–Mar 1959
9-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Jun 1958–Mar 1959
10-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1915, 1930, 1947, 1982
May 1958–Mar 1959
11-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1946, 1975
Apr 1958–Mar 1959
12-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 1900, 1968, 1970, 2011
Oct 1957–Mar 1959
18-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1958
Apr 1957–Mar 1959
24-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1952
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2000
Ties: 1922, 1924
Apr 1956–Mar 1959
36-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2000
Ties: 1923, 1945, 1947, 1961, 1985
Apr 1955–Mar 1959
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1899, 1918
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2007
Ties: 1965, 1967, 1975
Apr 1954–Mar 1959
60-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1920
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006, 2008
Ties: 1927, 1948, 1982, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/