May 2013 - 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

72.1

45.6

58.9

1.11

0.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

110

13th – 1934

93

18th

Record Low

13

3rd – 2005

30

12th

Precipitation

7.62

5th – 2007

0.37

4th

Snowfall

8.0

7th – 1907

None

 

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 6:22 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

71.4

45.1

58.3

2.04

0.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

105

27th – 1969

93

22nd

Record Low

22

1st – 1961

32

9th

Precipitation

2.72

13th – 1982

0.40

26th

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 6:32 AM with a sunset at 8:46 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 6:01 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

70.6

44.0

57.3

2.90

0.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

108

28th – 1934

92

17th

Record Low

15

3rd – 2005

32

31st

Precipitation

3.24

30th – 1943

0.61

30th

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

70.2

47.6

58.9

3.08

0.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

106

30th – 1934

92

17th

Record Low

16

3rd – 1907

35

12th, 30th

Precipitation

3.26

31st – 1945

1.04

5th

Snowfall

3.0

2nd – 1954

None

 

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 6:18 AM with a sunset at 8:34 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

72.2

49.0

60.6

1.47

0.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

113

30th – 1934

94

17th, 18th

Record Low

19

3rd – 2005

38

12th, 30th

Precipitation

5.50

27th – 1954

0.38

26th

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 6:16 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 2012

May 2nd Storm Reports

Phases of the Moon

Phase

Date

Last Quarter

May 2nd

New Moon

May 9th

First Quarter

May 18th

Full Moon

May 25th

Last Quarter

May 31st

 

Astronomy Happenings in May 2013

Eta Aquarid meteor shower best before dawn Sunday, May 5

The constellation Hercules … plus where’s the moon?

Solar eclipse over wide stretch of Pacific Ocean on May 9/10

Full Flower Moon shines from dusk till dawn on May 24/25

How to see the legendary green flash



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