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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1932-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1997
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1934
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1977
Ties: 1936
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1939, 2005, 2017
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936, 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1953
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 2013
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1948, 1968
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1997
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1988
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1963
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1983, 1986
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1949, 1983
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1952
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017, 2018
Ties: 1951
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1951, 1971, 1996
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1952, 1997
49th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Ties: 1956, 1961

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