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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1997
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1934
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1977
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1939
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 2002, 2007
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1955
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1941, 1977, 1990
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1997
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1995
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1997
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1954, 1980
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1997
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1997
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1974
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1995, 1998
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979, 1994
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1954, 2002
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1952
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017, 2018
Ties: 1948, 1954, 1963
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1948, 1965, 1966, 1975
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1997
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Ties: 1985, 1989, 2001

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