Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1962
1-Month
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-6.7°F
(-3.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1913
Feb–Mar 1962
2-Month
20.6°F
(-6.3°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1895, 1923
Jan–Mar 1962
3-Month
18.4°F
(-7.6°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1936
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1915
Dec 1961–Mar 1962
4-Month
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1936
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Nov 1961–Mar 1962
5-Month
20.6°F
(-6.3°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899, 1936
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2000
Ties: 1903
Oct 1961–Mar 1962
6-Month
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1929
Sep 1961–Mar 1962
7-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Aug 1961–Mar 1962
8-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1951
Jul 1961–Mar 1962
9-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1913, 1956, 1986
Jun 1961–Mar 1962
10-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1950, 1960
May 1961–Mar 1962
11-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1925, 2010
Apr 1961–Mar 1962
12-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Ties: 1965
Oct 1960–Mar 1962
18-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2013
Ties: 1961, 1965
Apr 1960–Mar 1962
24-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1952
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2000
Apr 1959–Mar 1962
36-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2000
Ties: 1911, 1925
Apr 1958–Mar 1962
48-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1899, 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2007
Ties: 1902, 1904, 1925, 1931
Apr 1957–Mar 1962
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1920
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2006, 2008
Ties: 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1956, 1966, 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/