Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1998
1-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Ties: 1948
Feb–Mar 1998
2-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1984
Jan–Mar 1998
3-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1936
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1928
Dec 1997–Mar 1998
4-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1936
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Nov 1997–Mar 1998
5-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899, 1936
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2000
Ties: 1934
Oct 1997–Mar 1998
6-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Sep 1997–Mar 1998
7-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1934, 1987
Aug 1997–Mar 1998
8-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1934, 1983, 2004
Jul 1997–Mar 1998
9-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1942, 1987
Jun 1997–Mar 1998
10-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1987
May 1997–Mar 1998
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1995, 2004, 2005
Apr 1997–Mar 1998
12-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1941, 1983
Oct 1996–Mar 1998
18-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2013
Ties: 1924, 1953, 1963
Apr 1996–Mar 1998
24-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Ties: 1948, 1973, 1985, 2019, 2020
Apr 1995–Mar 1998
36-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2000
Ties: 1967
Apr 1994–Mar 1998
48-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899, 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2007
Ties: 1922, 1923, 1948, 1960, 2011
Apr 1993–Mar 1998
60-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1920
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2006, 2008
Ties: 1922, 1950, 1955

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/