May 2012 - A Look Ahead

The tables below consist of monthly normal for May as well as daily extremes and what happened last year.

Aberdeen

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

68.7

44.1

56.4

3.11

0.0

Last Year

65.2

44.2

54.7

2.93

Trace

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

110

13th – 1934

83

10th

Record Low

13

3rd – 2005

27

3rd

Precipitation

7.62

5th – 2007

0.86

12th

Snowfall

8.0

7th – 1907

Trace

1s

The normal temperature on the 1st is 64 for the high and 38 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 31st is 73 for the high and 49 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 6:21 AM with a sunset at 8:41 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 5:49 AM with a sunset at 9:15 PM CDT.

 

Pierre

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

70.2

45.7

57.9

3.15

0.0

Last Year

64.9

43.7

54.6

3.24

0.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

105

27th – 1969

88

8th

Record Low

22

1st – 1961

27

2nd, 3rd

Precipitation

2.72

13th – 1982

1.08

12th

Snowfall

6.5

6th – 1950

None

 

The normal temperature on the 1st is 66 for the high and 40 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 31st is 74 for the high and 51 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 6:31 AM with a sunset at 8:46 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 6:00 AM with a sunset at 9:18 PM CDT.

 

Mobridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

68.4

43.9

56.2

2.82

0.0

Last Year

64.5

42.2

53.4

2.50

0.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

108

28th – 1934

85

9th

Record Low

15

3rd – 2005

20

2nd

Precipitation

3.24

30th – 1943

1.10

20th

Snowfall

7.5

5th – 1950

None

 

The normal temperature on the 1st is 64 for the high and 41 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 31st is 73 for the high and 52 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 6:29 AM with a sunset at 8:49 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 5:57 AM with a sunset at 9:23 PM CDT.

 

Watertown

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

67.6

44.6

56.1

2.67

0.0

Last Year

63.8

43.6

53.7

4.13

Trace

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

106

30th – 1934

85

30th

Record Low

16

3rd – 1907

25

3rd

Precipitation

3.26

31st – 1945

1.19

30th

Snowfall

3.0

2nd – 1954

Trace

1st

The normal temperature on the 1st is 63 for the high and 39 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 31st is 72 for the high and 50 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 6:17 AM with a sunset at 8:35 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 5:46 AM with a sunset at 9:07 PM CDT.

 

Sisseton

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

69.4

45.1

57.3

2.72

0.0

Last Year

64.3

43.6

53.9

3.40

0.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

113

30th – 1934

87

30th

Record Low

19

3rd – 2005

27

1st

Precipitation

5.50

27th – 1954

0.75

21st

Snowfall

9.0

2nd – 1935

None

 

The normal temperature on the 1st is 65 for the high and 40 for the low. 

The normal temperature on the 31st is 73 for the high and 51 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 6:15 AM with a sunset at 8:36 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 5:43 AM with a sunset at 9:10 PM CDT.

 

Climate Prediction Center’s One Month Outlook

Temperatures

Precipitation

A Look back at May 2011

Rain Reports – May 26th and 27th

May 30th Rain and Storm Reports

Phases of the Moon

Phase

Date

Full Moon

May 5th

Last Quarter

May 12th

New Moon

May 20th

First Quarter

May 28th

Astronomy Happenings in May 2012

See Mars and the moon shining close together on May 1

Is biggest and closest full moon on May 5, 2012 a supermoon?



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