Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2002
1-Month
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-8.6°F
(-4.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Feb–Mar 2002
2-Month
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan–Mar 2002
3-Month
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1936
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2001–Mar 2002
4-Month
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1936
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2001–Mar 2002
5-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
4.8°F
(2.6°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899, 1936
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Oct 2001–Mar 2002
6-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1921, 1935
Sep 2001–Mar 2002
7-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1931
Aug 2001–Mar 2002
8-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jul 2001–Mar 2002
9-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jun 2001–Mar 2002
10-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
May 2001–Mar 2002
11-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Apr 2001–Mar 2002
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Ties: 1931, 1934
Oct 2000–Mar 2002
18-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2013
Ties: 1922, 1941, 1984
Apr 2000–Mar 2002
24-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1952
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2000
Ties: 1931, 1933
Apr 1999–Mar 2002
36-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2000
Ties: 1942, 1991
Apr 1998–Mar 2002
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899, 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2007
Ties: 2008
Apr 1997–Mar 2002
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2006, 2008
Ties: 2003

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/