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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
9.0°F
(-12.8°C)
19.5°F
(-6.9°C)
-10.5°F
(-5.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1983
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1939
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
14.6°F
(-9.7°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
-11.6°F
(-6.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2001
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
-8.4°F
(-4.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2001
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-7.3°F
(-4.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-6.8°F
(-3.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2001
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012, 2016
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1951
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1978
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1950
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1951, 1993
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1952, 1960, 1970
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1951
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1967
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1951, 1952
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1960
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1951, 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1950, 1968, 1969
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1951
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006, 2007, 2016
Ties: 1955, 1964, 1965, 1983, 1995

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