Climate at a Glance

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Bismarck, North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1968
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1977
Ties: 1965, 1982
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 1977, 1987
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1950
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
5.8°F
(3.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1950
1st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1987, 2012
Ties: 1987
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
6.3°F
(3.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1950
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
5.6°F
(3.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
3.9°F
(2.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1951
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2016
Ties: 1961, 1989, 2004
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Ties: 1961
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1952
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2000
Ties: 1963, 2013
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1952
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2007
Ties: 1958, 1962, 2010
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1953
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1992, 2002
Ties: 1965, 2014

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