Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2021
1-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
8.6°F
(4.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Feb–Mar 2021
2-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Ties: 1942
Jan–Mar 2021
3-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Dec 2020–Mar 2021
4-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1936
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Nov 2020–Mar 2021
5-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
5.7°F
(3.2°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899, 1936
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2000
Oct 2020–Mar 2021
6-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Sep 2020–Mar 2021
7-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1983
Aug 2020–Mar 2021
8-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jul 2020–Mar 2021
9-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2005
Jun 2020–Mar 2021
10-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
May 2020–Mar 2021
11-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Apr 2020–Mar 2021
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Oct 2019–Mar 2021
18-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Ties: 2008
Apr 2019–Mar 2021
24-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1952
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2000
Apr 2018–Mar 2021
36-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2000
Ties: 1963, 1981, 1984, 1987
Apr 2017–Mar 2021
48-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899, 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2007
Ties: 1932, 1982, 1999
Apr 2016–Mar 2021
60-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1920
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2006, 2008
Ties: 1936, 1944, 1984, 1989, 2000, 2022

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 15, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/