Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
8.2°F
(4.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 2015
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1910
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1936
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1936
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1941, 1988
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899, 1936
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1996
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1970, 1994, 1996
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1916, 1922, 1929, 1950
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1913, 1956, 1962
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1896, 1918, 1956
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1972, 1996
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1985
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 1921, 1925, 1973, 1985
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1903, 1920, 1925, 1971
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1948
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1899, 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2007
Ties: 1926, 1927, 1946, 1955, 1963, 1981
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1920
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006, 2008
Ties: 1927, 1948, 1959, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/