Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1997
1-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Feb–Mar 1997
2-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jan–Mar 1997
3-Month
21.8°F
(-5.7°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1936
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Dec 1996–Mar 1997
4-Month
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1936
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1913
Nov 1996–Mar 1997
5-Month
19.8°F
(-6.8°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899, 1936
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Ties: 1922
Oct 1996–Mar 1997
6-Month
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1960
Sep 1996–Mar 1997
7-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Aug 1996–Mar 1997
8-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Jul 1996–Mar 1997
9-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1994
Jun 1996–Mar 1997
10-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
May 1996–Mar 1997
11-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1903, 1993
Apr 1996–Mar 1997
12-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016
Ties: 1904
Oct 1995–Mar 1997
18-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2013
Apr 1995–Mar 1997
24-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1952
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Ties: 1937
Apr 1994–Mar 1997
36-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Ties: 1909, 1949, 1950, 1972, 1973, 1996, 2011
Apr 1993–Mar 1997
48-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899, 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2007
Ties: 1905, 1913, 1972, 1996
Apr 1992–Mar 1997
60-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2006, 2008
Ties: 1917

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/