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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1932-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1997
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Ties: 2016
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1950
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1977
Ties: 1971
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1950
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1933, 1982, 2001
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1960
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1969, 2013
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1936
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1969
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1951, 2001
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1936, 1979
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1936
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1936
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 2014
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1936
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1971
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1997
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1966, 1969, 1970, 1994
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1936
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1950
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017, 2018
Ties: 1937, 1971, 1979
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1952, 1997
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2006
Ties: 1954, 1969, 1970

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