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Bismarck, North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1968
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1977
Ties: 1961
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1977, 1987
Ties: 1972, 1989, 2003
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1973, 1999
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 1987, 2012
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1998
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2000
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1951
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Ties: 1974, 2010
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2007
Ties: 1967, 1973
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1953
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1992, 2002
Ties: 1967, 1996

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