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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1997
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1934
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1950
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1977
Ties: 2005
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1950
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1960
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1958
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1952
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1947, 1966
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1994
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 2013
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1997
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1997
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1946, 1963, 1977, 1990, 2009
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1997
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1933
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1993, 1997
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1937, 1963
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1985
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1984
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017, 2018
Ties: 1938, 1966, 1984
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1965
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest to Date 1997
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006
Ties: 1959, 1987

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