Climate at a Glance

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Rapid City, South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2011

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 2019
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1985
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1950
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1985
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1950
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 2019
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1950
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1950
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2000
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2000
Ties: 1957, 2010
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950, 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1981
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1969
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1956, 1960, 1971
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2006
Ties: 1973
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2006
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2007
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 2011
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2007
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1972
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2007
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1973
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2007, 2008
Ties: 1961, 1962

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/