Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
6.8°F
(3.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1907
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
4.8°F
(2.6°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1977
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 1977
Ties: 1973, 1994
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
44th Warmest Warmest to Date 1977
Ties: 1918, 1952, 2007
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1950
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1987
Ties: 1908, 1945, 1953, 2002
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1950
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1985
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1925, 1946, 2008
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1968
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1906, 2018
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1935, 1938, 2008
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1902, 1908, 1910, 2018
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
53rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1938, 2010
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1951
43rd Warmest Warmest to Date 1988
Ties: 1915, 1940, 1985
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
47th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
100th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1912, 1937, 1971
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
99th Warmest Warmest to Date 2001
Ties: 1910, 1969
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1920
118th Warmest Warmest to Date 1991, 2002
Ties: 1908, 1919, 1951

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/