Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1977

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1977
1-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1929
Feb–Mar 1977
2-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
5.9°F
(3.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1899
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1931
Jan–Mar 1977
3-Month
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1936
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1958, 1963
Dec 1976–Mar 1977
4-Month
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1936
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1898, 1944, 1964
Nov 1976–Mar 1977
5-Month
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899, 1936
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000
Ties: 1925, 1975
Oct 1976–Mar 1977
6-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Sep 1976–Mar 1977
7-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1928, 1984, 2010
Aug 1976–Mar 1977
8-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1906, 1924, 1925, 1948
Jul 1976–Mar 1977
9-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1900, 1919, 1924
Jun 1976–Mar 1977
10-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1908, 1919, 1984
May 1976–Mar 1977
11-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1919, 1933, 2020
Apr 1976–Mar 1977
12-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1933, 2015
Oct 1975–Mar 1977
18-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 1940, 1954, 1955
Apr 1975–Mar 1977
24-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1952
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2000
Ties: 1955
Apr 1974–Mar 1977
36-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000
Ties: 1944, 1976, 2015
Apr 1973–Mar 1977
48-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1899, 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2007
Ties: 1945, 1956, 1988
Apr 1972–Mar 1977
60-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1920
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2006, 2008
Ties: 1939, 1946, 1983, 1988, 1994, 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/