Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2016
1-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
9.3°F
(5.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Mar 2016
2-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
10.3°F
(5.7°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Mar 2016
3-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
8.5°F
(4.7°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1936
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2015–Mar 2016
4-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
21.3°F
(-5.9°C)
7.5°F
(4.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1936
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2015–Mar 2016
5-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
6.9°F
(3.8°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899, 1936
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2000
Oct 2015–Mar 2016
6-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
6.4°F
(3.6°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Sep 2015–Mar 2016
7-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
6.3°F
(3.5°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Aug 2015–Mar 2016
8-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jul 2015–Mar 2016
9-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 2000
Jun 2015–Mar 2016
10-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
May 2015–Mar 2016
11-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 2000
Apr 2015–Mar 2016
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Oct 2014–Mar 2016
18-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2013
Ties: 1935
Apr 2014–Mar 2016
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1952
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2000
Apr 2013–Mar 2016
36-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2000
Ties: 1993
Apr 2012–Mar 2016
48-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899, 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2007
Ties: 1941, 2015, 2019
Apr 2011–Mar 2016
60-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2006, 2008
Ties: 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/