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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
19.5°F
(-6.9°C)
4.4°F
(2.4°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1983
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1939
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
4.6°F
(2.5°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2001
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2001
Ties: 1934, 1944, 1960, 1981, 1997
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1981
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1988, 1990, 2002, 2010
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2001
Ties: 1948
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1981, 2006
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2016
Ties: 1956, 1998, 2011
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012, 2016
Ties: 1963, 1988
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1938
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951, 1993
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2002
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1939
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951, 1952
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1954, 1990
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951, 1952
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1936, 1955, 1976
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006, 2007, 2016
Ties: 1956, 1957, 1984

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