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Bismarck, North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1968
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1977
Ties: 1999
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1977, 1987
Ties: 1954, 1984
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1950
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1977
Ties: 2019
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1948
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-5.9°F
(-3.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1950
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1987, 2012
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
-6.7°F
(-3.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1950
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
-7.9°F
(-4.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1950
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-6.4°F
(-3.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
-5.7°F
(-3.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1951
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 2011, 2019
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1952
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1959, 1978, 1985, 2009, 2019
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1952
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2007
Ties: 1977, 2013
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1953
44th Warmest Warmest to Date 1992, 2002
Ties: 2011

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