Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1996
1-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-6.6°F
(-3.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Feb–Mar 1996
2-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jan–Mar 1996
3-Month
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1936
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1971
Dec 1995–Mar 1996
4-Month
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1936
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1932
Nov 1995–Mar 1996
5-Month
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1899, 1936
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000
Ties: 1986
Oct 1995–Mar 1996
6-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1970, 1986, 1994
Sep 1995–Mar 1996
7-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1951
Aug 1995–Mar 1996
8-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1947, 1982, 2010, 2014
Jul 1995–Mar 1996
9-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 2014
Jun 1995–Mar 1996
10-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1905, 1906, 1909, 1925, 1970, 2014
May 1995–Mar 1996
11-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1972, 1986
Apr 1995–Mar 1996
12-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Oct 1994–Mar 1996
18-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2013
Ties: 1915, 1944, 1956, 2009
Apr 1994–Mar 1996
24-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1952
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2000
Ties: 1915, 1946, 1961
Apr 1993–Mar 1996
36-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2000
Ties: 1909, 1949, 1950, 1972, 1973, 1997, 2011
Apr 1992–Mar 1996
48-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899, 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2007
Ties: 1905, 1913, 1972, 1997
Apr 1991–Mar 1996
60-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006, 2008
Ties: 1932, 1947, 1963, 1968

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/