Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
6.9°F
(3.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1981
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
5.7°F
(3.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1930
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
5.1°F
(2.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1991, 2005
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1967
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899, 1936
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1974
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1902, 1926
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1959
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1923
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1898, 1975, 2009
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1984
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2013
Ties: 1921, 1925, 1985, 1986
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1948, 1985, 1998, 2019, 2020
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2000
Ties: 1909, 1949, 1950, 1972, 1996, 1997, 2011
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899, 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2007
Ties: 1911, 1928, 1979
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1920
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2006, 2008
Ties: 1910, 1912

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/