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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1967
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2004
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1967
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1997
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1950
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1978
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1978
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1978
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1967
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1978
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1984
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1977
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1978
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1968
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1963, 1978
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1964, 1966, 1984
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1963
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1987, 1988, 2003
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1963
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1958, 1979, 2001
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1993
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1958
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2022
Ties: 1973, 2005
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1966
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2019, 2020, 2022
Ties: 1995
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1967
-- -- 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/