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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
8.1°F
(4.5°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1997
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1950
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1977
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1950
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1938
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1973
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1945, 1976
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1964, 1998
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1997
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1964
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1997
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1981
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1997
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1993, 1997
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 1981
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017, 2018
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1957, 1989, 2010
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
39th Coolest Coolest to Date 1997
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2006
Ties: 1958, 1984, 1985, 1990

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