Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2013
1-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Mar 2013
2-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1908
Jan–Mar 2013
3-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1936
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1938
Dec 2012–Mar 2013
4-Month
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1936
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2012–Mar 2013
5-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899, 1936
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2000
Oct 2012–Mar 2013
6-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1939
Sep 2012–Mar 2013
7-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Aug 2012–Mar 2013
8-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1946, 1974
Jul 2012–Mar 2013
9-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1941
Jun 2012–Mar 2013
10-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1942, 2004, 2005
May 2012–Mar 2013
11-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1990
Apr 2012–Mar 2013
12-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2016
Oct 2011–Mar 2013
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Apr 2011–Mar 2013
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1952
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Apr 2010–Mar 2013
36-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2000
Ties: 1989, 1990
Apr 2009–Mar 2013
48-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1899, 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2007
Ties: 1940, 1984, 2014
Apr 2008–Mar 2013
60-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1920
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2006, 2008
Ties: 1945, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/