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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 2019
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1985
Ties: 1948, 1981, 2014
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1950
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1985
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1950
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 2019
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1950
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1986, 2017
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1950
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2000
Ties: 2017
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2000
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1950, 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1981
Ties: 2007
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1976, 1991
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2006
Ties: 2003
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2006
Ties: 1955
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2007
Ties: 1976, 1984
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 2011
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2007
Ties: 1984, 2012
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1972
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2007
Ties: 1982, 1985, 1987
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1973
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2007, 2008
Ties: 1962, 2011

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/