Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2017
1-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Feb–Mar 2017
2-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
7.1°F
(3.9°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Jan–Mar 2017
3-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1936
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1934, 2015
Dec 2016–Mar 2017
4-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1936
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1926
Nov 2016–Mar 2017
5-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899, 1936
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2000
Oct 2016–Mar 2017
6-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Sep 2016–Mar 2017
7-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Aug 2016–Mar 2017
8-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1931
Jul 2016–Mar 2017
9-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Jun 2016–Mar 2017
10-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
May 2016–Mar 2017
11-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1934
Apr 2016–Mar 2017
12-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Oct 2015–Mar 2017
18-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2013
Ties: 2000
Apr 2015–Mar 2017
24-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1952
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Apr 2014–Mar 2017
36-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2000
Ties: 2008
Apr 2013–Mar 2017
48-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899, 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2007
Ties: 2000
Apr 2012–Mar 2017
60-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2006, 2008
Ties: 2004

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/