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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1954
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1934
Ties: 1989
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1991, 2016
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1992, 2000
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2002
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1936
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1998
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1936
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1998
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1964, 1998, 1999
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1987, 2003, 2018
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1936, 1957, 1978
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1947, 1961
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Ties: 1940, 1967

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