Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1934
Ties: 1966
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1977
Ties: 1908, 1942, 1951, 1973
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1977
Ties: 1911, 1958, 1963, 1990
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1977
Ties: 1945, 1971, 1994
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1987
Ties: 1963
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 2001, 2018
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1939
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1989, 2001
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1901, 1935, 2008
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1945, 1973
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1901, 2010
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1951
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1988
Ties: 1948
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1943, 1983
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2000
Ties: 1930, 1979
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2001
Ties: 1971
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1991, 2002
Ties: 1959, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/