Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1936, 1953, 1987
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
19.3°F
(-7.1°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1936
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1936
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1918, 2011
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899, 1936
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 2014
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1896
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1918, 1993
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1915
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1943
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1966, 1971
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1986, 1996
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1905, 1949
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1952
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2000
Ties: 1907, 1910, 1949
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1909, 1949, 1950, 1973, 1996, 1997, 2011
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899, 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Ties: 1905, 1913, 1996, 1997
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1920
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2006, 2008
Ties: 1913, 1951, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/