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Houston, Texas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
75.1°F
(23.9°C)
77.3°F
(25.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1931
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2022
Ties: 1935
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
73.9°F
(23.3°C)
73.8°F
(23.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1931
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2022
Ties: 1986, 1989
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
71.1°F
(21.7°C)
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1931
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 2009
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1931
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 2004
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1974
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1931
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1974, 2005, 2011
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1974
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1957, 1974, 2013
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1986, 2004
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1935, 1986
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1950, 1992
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1952, 1993, 1996
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1951, 1987, 1996
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2020
Ties: 1985

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