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Bismarck, North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1968
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1977
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1977, 1987
Ties: 1983
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1950
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1977
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2016
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1950
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 1987, 2012
Ties: 2010
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1950
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1963, 2002, 2017
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
30th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1980
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2015
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1951
39th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
55th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
64th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1971
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
67th Warmest Warmest to Date 2007
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1953
67th Warmest Warmest to Date 1992, 2002

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/