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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1954
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1950
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1977
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1950
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1963
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1939
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1933, 1968, 1995
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 2018
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1933, 1977
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1940, 1953, 1961
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978, 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1961
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1949
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1967
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1947, 1957, 1963, 1978
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1971
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1953
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006
Ties: 1970, 1972

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