Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1970
1-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Mar 1970
2-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1902, 1916, 1941, 1943, 1980, 1982
Jan–Mar 1970
3-Month
19.4°F
(-7.0°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1936
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1994
Dec 1969–Mar 1970
4-Month
20.0°F
(-6.7°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1936
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1959
Nov 1969–Mar 1970
5-Month
22.9°F
(-5.1°C)
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899, 1936
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1898, 1907, 1909, 1918
Oct 1969–Mar 1970
6-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1986, 1994, 1996
Sep 1969–Mar 1970
7-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1948
Aug 1969–Mar 1970
8-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 2018
Jul 1969–Mar 1970
9-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Jun 1969–Mar 1970
10-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1905, 1906, 1909, 1925, 1996, 2014
May 1969–Mar 1970
11-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1982, 1985
Apr 1969–Mar 1970
12-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 1900, 1959, 1968, 2011
Oct 1968–Mar 1970
18-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1930, 1969
Apr 1968–Mar 1970
24-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2000
Ties: 1930, 1969
Apr 1967–Mar 1970
36-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2000
Ties: 1914
Apr 1966–Mar 1970
48-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899, 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2007
Ties: 1901, 1916, 1929, 1968
Apr 1965–Mar 1970
60-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1920
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006, 2008
Ties: 1914, 1930, 1954

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/