March 2013 - A Look Ahead

The tables below consist of monthly normal for March as well as daily extremes and what happened last year.

 

Aberdeen

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

40

19.8

29.9

1.16

7.3

Last Year

57.9

29.6

43.8

0.38

0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

86

 31 – 1946

85

18th

Record Low

- 32

 08 – 1995

6

4th, 5th

Precipitation

3.05

 19 – 1982

0.27

12th

Snowfall

18.0

 19 – 1982

0.1

4th

The normal temperature on the 1st is 33 for the high and 13 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 31st is 48 for the high and 26 for the low.

 

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:12 AM with a sunset at 6:21 PM CST.

Sunrise on the 31th is at 7:16 AM with a sunset at 8:01 PM CDT.

 

Pierre

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

45.4

23.5

34.4

1.21

6.2

Last Year

62.9

33.7

48.3

0.09

Trace

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

88

 18 – 2012

88

18th

Record Low

- 19

 11 – 1998

14

1st

Precipitation

1.74

 19 – 1922

0.06

4th

Snowfall

13.5

 24 – 1937

Trace

2nd-4th

The normal temperature on the 1st is 39 for the high and 18 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 31st is 52 for the high and 29 for the low.

 

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:18 AM with a sunset at 6:30 PM CST.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 7:23 AM with a sunset at 8:08 PM CDT.

 

Mobridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

41.9

21.2

31.6

0.77

5.9

Last Year

59.1

30.3

44.7

0.13

1.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

85

 20 – 1911

83

16th

Record Low

- 26

 01 – 1919

8

3rd

Precipitation

2.00

 22 – 1929

0.07

4th

Snowfall

15.0

 04 – 1979

0.8

4th

The normal temperature on the 1st is 35 for the high and 15 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 31st is 49 for the high and 27 for the low.

 

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:20 AM with a sunset at 6:29 PM CST.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 7:23 AM with a sunset at 8:09 PM CDT.

 

Watertown

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

38.9

19.9

29.4

1.11

6.2

Last Year

56.1

31.8

43.9

0.85

1.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

82

 18 – 2012

82

18th

Record Low

- 27

 11 – 1948

2

5th

Precipitation

1.95

 29 – 1924

0.27

22nd

Snowfall

16.0

 24 – 1937

1.4

4th

The normal temperature on the 1st is 32 for the high and 14 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 31st is 47 for the high and 26 for the low.

 

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:06 AM with a sunset at 6:16 PM CST.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 7:11 AM with a sunset at 7:55 PM CDT.

 

Sisseton

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

39.6

21.1

30.3

1.61

8.3

Last Year

55.5

30.3

42.9

0.83

2.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

82

 18 – 2012

82

18th

Record Low

- 29

 01 – 1962

-3

5th

Precipitation

2.65

 26 – 1942

0.39

29th

Snowfall

12.0

 01 – 2007

2.1

4th

The normal temperature on the 1st is 33 for the high and 15 for the low.  The

normal temperature on the 31st is 48 for the high and 27 for the low.

 

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:06 AM with a sunset at 6:15 PM CST.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 7:10 AM with a sunset at 7:56 PM CDT.

 

Climate Prediction Center’s One Month Outlook

Temperatures

Precipitation

 

A Look back at March 2012

Rare March 80 Degree Temperatures

Recap of March Records Set So Far This Year

 

Phases of the Moon

Phase

Date

3rd Quarter

4th

New Moon

11th

1st Quarter

19th

Full Moon

27th

 

Astronomy Happenings in March 2013

Young moon, comet low in west after sunset March 12

2013 equinox: Sun rises due east and sets due west



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