Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2018
1-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1957
Feb–Mar 2018
2-Month
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
100th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Mar 2018
3-Month
20.0°F
(-6.7°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1936
85th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2017–Mar 2018
4-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
21.3°F
(-5.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1936
80th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1985, 1994
Nov 2017–Mar 2018
5-Month
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899, 1936
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Ties: 1966
Oct 2017–Mar 2018
6-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Sep 2017–Mar 2018
7-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2009
Aug 2017–Mar 2018
8-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
76th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1970
Jul 2017–Mar 2018
9-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1898, 2009
Jun 2017–Mar 2018
10-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
May 2017–Mar 2018
11-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1911, 1927, 1944, 1955, 1980
Apr 2017–Mar 2018
12-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 1958
Oct 2016–Mar 2018
18-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Ties: 1931, 1982, 2004
Apr 2016–Mar 2018
24-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1952
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Ties: 1934, 2012
Apr 2015–Mar 2018
36-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Ties: 1992, 2006
Apr 2014–Mar 2018
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1899, 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2007
Ties: 2005
Apr 2013–Mar 2018
60-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006, 2008
Ties: 1993, 2019

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/