Climate at a Glance

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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1967
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2004
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1967
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2019
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1950
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1955, 2002
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1953
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 2008
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 2017
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1991
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 2017
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1963, 1978
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 2002
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1963
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1963
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Ties: 1991, 2006, 2019
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Ties: 1991, 1992, 2006, 2009
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2022
Ties: 1955, 1991, 1993
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1966
-- -- 2019, 2020, 2022
Ties: 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 2013, 2014, 2015
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1967
-- -- 2020
Ties: 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/