Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1985
1-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1935
Feb–Mar 1985
2-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1957
Jan–Mar 1985
3-Month
22.0°F
(-5.6°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1936
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1900
Dec 1984–Mar 1985
4-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1936
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1994, 2018
Nov 1984–Mar 1985
5-Month
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899, 1936
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Oct 1984–Mar 1985
6-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1906
Sep 1984–Mar 1985
7-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1915, 1966
Aug 1984–Mar 1985
8-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1975
Jul 1984–Mar 1985
9-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1905, 1906, 1909, 1910, 1930
Jun 1984–Mar 1985
10-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1948
May 1984–Mar 1985
11-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1970, 1982
Apr 1984–Mar 1985
12-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1986
Oct 1983–Mar 1985
18-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1921, 1925, 1973, 1986
Apr 1983–Mar 1985
24-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2000
Ties: 1948, 1973, 1998, 2019, 2020
Apr 1982–Mar 1985
36-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2000
Ties: 1923, 1945, 1947, 1959, 1961
Apr 1981–Mar 1985
48-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1899, 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007
Ties: 1903, 1924, 1958, 1961, 1978, 1987, 1994
Apr 1980–Mar 1985
60-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1920
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006, 2008
Ties: 1945, 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/