Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1980
1-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Feb–Mar 1980
2-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1902, 1916, 1941, 1943, 1970, 1982
Jan–Mar 1980
3-Month
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1947
Dec 1979–Mar 1980
4-Month
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1919, 1968
Nov 1979–Mar 1980
5-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899, 1936
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000
Ties: 1900, 1924
Oct 1979–Mar 1980
6-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1901, 1967
Sep 1979–Mar 1980
7-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Aug 1979–Mar 1980
8-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1901
Jul 1979–Mar 1980
9-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1908, 1914
Jun 1979–Mar 1980
10-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1944, 1955, 1963, 1967
May 1979–Mar 1980
11-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1911, 1927, 1944, 1955, 2018
Apr 1979–Mar 1980
12-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1919, 1923, 1924, 1937, 1967
Oct 1978–Mar 1980
18-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1898
Apr 1978–Mar 1980
24-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Ties: 1916
Apr 1977–Mar 1980
36-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2000
Ties: 1951
Apr 1976–Mar 1980
48-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899, 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2007
Ties: 1909, 1910, 1954
Apr 1975–Mar 1980
60-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1920
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2006, 2008
Ties: 1904, 1928, 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/