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Bismarck, North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1968
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1977
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1977, 1987
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1950
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1977
Ties: 1961, 1993
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 1966
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1950
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1987, 2012
Ties: 1971
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1950
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1969
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 2014
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 1970
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 1971, 1972
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1951
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1998
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1952
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2000
Ties: 1956, 1978, 1985, 2009, 2019
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1952
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2007
Ties: 1974
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1953
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1992, 2002

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