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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1954
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1934
Ties: 2020
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1950
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1977
Ties: 1980
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1950
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1945, 1958
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1960
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1932, 1958
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1961
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 2011
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1936
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1933, 1982
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1936
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1957
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1945, 1968, 2010
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1940, 1967, 1973, 1996
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1949, 1956
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1972
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1938, 1961, 1995
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1938
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2006
Ties: 1955, 1966, 1975

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