Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1899
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1902
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 2010
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1936
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1936
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1958
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899, 1936
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2000
Ties: 1991
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1941, 2008
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1958, 1988, 2008
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1914
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1953, 2008
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1901, 1932, 1938
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2013
Ties: 1991
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1952
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 1988, 2005, 2008
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2000
Ties: 1932
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1899, 1918
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2007
Ties: 1942, 2009
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1920
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2006, 2008
Ties: 2002

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/