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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1969

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1969
1-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 2019
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1985
Apr–May 1969
2-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1950
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 1985
Mar–May 1969
3-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1950
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Feb–May 1969
4-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 2019
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Jan–May 1969
5-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1950
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 2008
Dec 1968–May 1969
6-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1950
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1971, 2014
Nov 1968–May 1969
7-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Oct 1968–May 1969
8-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Sep 1968–May 1969
9-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1950, 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1981
Ties: 2009
Aug 1968–May 1969
10-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 2011
Jul 1968–May 1969
11-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1973
Jun 1968–May 1969
12-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006
Ties: 1956
Dec 1967–May 1969
18-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006
Ties: 1956
Jun 1967–May 1969
24-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2007
Jun 1966–May 1969
36-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 2011
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2007
Ties: 1959, 1960, 1975
Jun 1965–May 1969
48-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1972
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2007
Ties: 1975
Jun 1964–May 1969
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1973
-- -- 2007, 2008
Ties: Numerous

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/