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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1932-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1997
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1934
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1936
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2000
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1936, 1979
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2006
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1936
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1936
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1936
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2005
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1997
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2002
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1936
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 2002
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017, 2018
Ties: 1978, 1985
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1937
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952, 1997
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Ties: 1967, 1968

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/