Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1974
1-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Feb–Mar 1974
2-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1928
Jan–Mar 1974
3-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Dec 1973–Mar 1974
4-Month
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Nov 1973–Mar 1974
5-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899, 1936
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2000
Ties: 1973
Oct 1973–Mar 1974
6-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1919
Sep 1973–Mar 1974
7-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Aug 1973–Mar 1974
8-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1946, 2013
Jul 1973–Mar 1974
9-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1940
Jun 1973–Mar 1974
10-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
May 1973–Mar 1974
11-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1902
Apr 1973–Mar 1974
12-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2016
Ties: 1911, 1921, 1945
Oct 1972–Mar 1974
18-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 1945, 1976
Apr 1972–Mar 1974
24-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2000
Ties: 1975
Apr 1971–Mar 1974
36-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2000
Ties: 1931, 1957, 1958
Apr 1970–Mar 1974
48-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899, 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2007
Ties: 1939
Apr 1969–Mar 1974
60-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006, 2008
Ties: 1902, 1931, 1949, 1960

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/