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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2004
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1967
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1953, 1994
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1950
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1954, 1969
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1983
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1987, 2005
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1959, 1965
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 2001
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1963, 1978
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1963
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1963
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1973, 1996
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1969, 1972, 1973
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1960, 1983
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2022
Ties: 1960, 1962, 1971, 1984
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1966
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019, 2020, 2022
Ties: 1963
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1967
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/