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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1949, 2013
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1964
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1948, 1963, 2014
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1964, 1966, 1994
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 2015
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1966, 1996
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1996, 2001
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1964, 1965
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1964, 1984
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1964
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2022
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1966
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019, 2020, 2022
Ties: 1963
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967, 1968, 1970
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020

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