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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
19.5°F
(-6.9°C)
7.1°F
(3.9°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1983
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 1939
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2001
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2001
Ties: 1967
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1974
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1987, 1988, 1990, 2010
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2001
Ties: 1956
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2016
Ties: 1933, 1954
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2016
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1951
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012, 2016
Ties: 1955, 1956
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1951
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1951
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1976
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1950
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1951, 1993
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Ties: 1987
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1951
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2017
Ties: 1981
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1951, 1952
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Ties: 1999, 2004, 2008
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1951, 1952
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Ties: 2005, 2008
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1951
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006, 2007, 2016

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