Climate at a Glance

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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2004
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019
Ties: 1956
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1950
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Ties: 1973, 1974
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 2009
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1990, 2018
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1972, 2005
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 2005
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1969, 1973
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1963, 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1963
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1994
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1963
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1962, 1971
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 2015
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2022
Ties: 1975, 1996
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1966
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019, 2020, 2022
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1967
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2020

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