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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1967
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2004
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 2003
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1950
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1993
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1963
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1996
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1963, 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1973, 2005
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1963
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1950, 1957, 1962, 1973
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1963
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1962, 1997
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1951
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1961, 1969, 1970
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2022
Ties: 1960, 1962, 1981, 1984
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1966
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2019, 2020, 2022
Ties: 1979
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1967
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 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/