Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1971
1-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1899
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1978, 1982
Feb–Mar 1971
2-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1940
Jan–Mar 1971
3-Month
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1936
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1996
Dec 1970–Mar 1971
4-Month
18.4°F
(-7.6°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1936
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1916
Nov 1970–Mar 1971
5-Month
20.7°F
(-6.3°C)
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899, 1936
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1948, 1960
Oct 1970–Mar 1971
6-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1950
Sep 1970–Mar 1971
7-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1922
Aug 1970–Mar 1971
8-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1949
Jul 1970–Mar 1971
9-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1928
Jun 1970–Mar 1971
10-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1966, 1972
May 1970–Mar 1971
11-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1905, 2014, 2019
Apr 1970–Mar 1971
12-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1896
Oct 1969–Mar 1971
18-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2013
Ties: 1903, 1936, 1957
Apr 1969–Mar 1971
24-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1952
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1903, 1920, 1925, 1986
Apr 1968–Mar 1971
36-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Apr 1967–Mar 1971
48-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899, 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2007
Ties: 1912, 1930
Apr 1966–Mar 1971
60-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1920
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006, 2008
Ties: 1903, 1909, 1929

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/