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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1932-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1997
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1995
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1950
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1977
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1950
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1956
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-6.5°F
(-3.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1936
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
-8.2°F
(-4.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
-7.7°F
(-4.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936, 1979
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1936
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1936
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1978
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1997
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1936
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017, 2018
Ties: 1937, 1971, 1972
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1948, 1949, 1963, 1969
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1952, 1997
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Ties: 1963, 1974

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