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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1997
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1934
Ties: 1989
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1950
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1977
Ties: 1975, 2018
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest to Date 1950
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1960
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 2013
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1952
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1959
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1997
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1948
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1997
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1997
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1984, 2011
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1993, 1997
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1948, 1961, 2010
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1976, 2001
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979, 1994
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1952
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1939, 2003
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1952
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest to Date 1997
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006
Ties: 1964

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