Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1920
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
18.8°F
(-7.3°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-6.5°F
(-3.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
13.3°F
(-10.4°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-8.6°F
(-4.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
13.4°F
(-10.3°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-8.0°F
(-4.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
16.3°F
(-8.7°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
-7.2°F
(-4.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899, 1936
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-5.9°F
(-3.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1897
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1899
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1899
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1917, 1978
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1951, 1969
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Ties: 1899, 1913
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Ties: 1904, 1912, 1913, 1920, 1929
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899, 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2007
Ties: 1911, 1928, 1973
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006, 2008
Ties: 1904, 1928, 1980

Citing This Page

  • 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/