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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1997
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1950
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1977
Ties: 1993
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1950
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1975
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-6.5°F
(-3.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
-8.3°F
(-4.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
-7.8°F
(-4.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1997
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1997
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1978
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1997
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1993
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1997
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1993
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979, 1994
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1994
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017, 2018
Ties: 1951, 1972
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1997
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006

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