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Bismarck, North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1968
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1977
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
5.8°F
(3.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
1st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977, 1987
Ties: 1977
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
5.7°F
(3.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2012
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
5.7°F
(3.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
4.0°F
(2.3°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2016
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2016
Ties: 2000
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950, 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1998, 2000
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951, 1952
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Ties: 1982
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007
Ties: 2014
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-99°F
(0.0°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1953
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006, 2007
Ties: 1985, 2015

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