Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1989
1-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Feb–Mar 1989
2-Month
18.9°F
(-7.3°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-6.4°F
(-3.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Jan–Mar 1989
3-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1936
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Dec 1988–Mar 1989
4-Month
21.3°F
(-5.9°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1936
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1924, 1930
Nov 1988–Mar 1989
5-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899, 1936
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2000
Ties: 1941, 2009
Oct 1988–Mar 1989
6-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1926
Sep 1988–Mar 1989
7-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1906, 1923, 1927
Aug 1988–Mar 1989
8-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1898, 1923, 1967
Jul 1988–Mar 1989
9-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Jun 1988–Mar 1989
10-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
May 1988–Mar 1989
11-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1899
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1921, 1941, 1976, 1983, 1991
Apr 1988–Mar 1989
12-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2016
Ties: 1953
Oct 1987–Mar 1989
18-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2013
Apr 1987–Mar 1989
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2000
Ties: 1981, 1982, 1991
Apr 1986–Mar 1989
36-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Ties: 1990, 2013
Apr 1985–Mar 1989
48-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1899, 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2007
Ties: 2004
Apr 1984–Mar 1989
60-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1920
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006, 2008
Ties: 1936, 1944, 1984, 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/