Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2019
1-Month
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-5.7°F
(-3.1°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1899
108th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1975
Feb–Mar 2019
2-Month
15.6°F
(-9.1°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-9.7°F
(-5.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
125th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Jan–Mar 2019
3-Month
16.4°F
(-8.7°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
114th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Dec 2018–Mar 2019
4-Month
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1936
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1918, 1972, 2011
Nov 2018–Mar 2019
5-Month
20.8°F
(-6.2°C)
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899, 1936
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2000
Ties: 1915
Oct 2018–Mar 2019
6-Month
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Sep 2018–Mar 2019
7-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Aug 2018–Mar 2019
8-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1993
Jul 2018–Mar 2019
9-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1929
Jun 2018–Mar 2019
10-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1899
101st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1920, 1928, 2010
May 2018–Mar 2019
11-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
85th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1905, 1971, 2014
Apr 2018–Mar 2019
12-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2016
Ties: 2010, 2014
Oct 2017–Mar 2019
18-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2013
Ties: 1960, 2010
Apr 2017–Mar 2019
24-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1952
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2000
Ties: 1948, 1973, 1985, 1998, 2020
Apr 2016–Mar 2019
36-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2000
Ties: 2012
Apr 2015–Mar 2019
48-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899, 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2007
Ties: 1941, 2015, 2016
Apr 2014–Mar 2019
60-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1920
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2006, 2008
Ties: 1993, 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/