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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2019
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1985
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1950
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1985
Ties: 1986
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1950
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1978
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2019
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1950
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1950
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1959, 1966
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2000
Ties: 1975, 2018
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1950, 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1981
Ties: 1966, 1975, 2014
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1973
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1966
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006
Ties: 1982, 2009
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2006
Ties: 1957
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2011
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2007
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1973
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007, 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/