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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1932-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
5.9°F
(3.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1997
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Ties: 2018
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
5.5°F
(3.0°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
5.0°F
(2.8°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
6.3°F
(3.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1960
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
6.3°F
(3.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
6.1°F
(3.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936, 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2000
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1997
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1964
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1991, 2003, 2004
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Ties: 1975, 2014, 2015
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017, 2018
Ties: 1940, 1964
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952, 1997
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006
Ties: 1959, 1978

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/