Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1960
1-Month
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-10.3°F
(-5.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Feb–Mar 1960
2-Month
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-7.9°F
(-4.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jan–Mar 1960
3-Month
16.8°F
(-8.4°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1936
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1922
Dec 1959–Mar 1960
4-Month
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1936
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Nov 1959–Mar 1960
5-Month
20.7°F
(-6.3°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899, 1936
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000
Ties: 1948, 1971, 2019
Oct 1959–Mar 1960
6-Month
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1997
Sep 1959–Mar 1960
7-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Aug 1959–Mar 1960
8-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1937, 1994
Jul 1959–Mar 1960
9-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1920
Jun 1959–Mar 1960
10-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1950, 1962
May 1959–Mar 1960
11-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1906, 1956
Apr 1959–Mar 1960
12-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Ties: 1906, 1925
Oct 1958–Mar 1960
18-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1979
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2013
Ties: 2010, 2019
Apr 1958–Mar 1960
24-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000
Ties: 1908, 1928, 1950
Apr 1957–Mar 1960
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000
Ties: 1922, 1968, 1994
Apr 1956–Mar 1960
48-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1899, 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2007
Ties: 1922, 1923, 1948, 1998, 2011
Apr 1955–Mar 1960
60-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1920
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2006, 2008
Ties: 1902, 1931, 1949, 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/