Climate at a Glance

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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 2019
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1985
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1950
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1985
Ties: 1998
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1950
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 2019
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1950
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1994
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1950
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 2004
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2000
Ties: 1967, 2002
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1950, 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1981
Ties: 1953, 1985, 1990
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1953, 1958
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1977, 1988, 2002
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2006
Ties: 1961
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2006
Ties: 1982, 1989
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1991 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2007
Ties: 1988
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 2011
-- -- 2007
Ties: 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1972
-- -- 2007
Ties: Numerous
Jun 1998–May 2003
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 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/