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Columbus, Ohio

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
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1997
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 2008
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1961
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1984
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2006
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1953, 1959
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 2011
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1993
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1988
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1952, 1973, 1990, 2010
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1985, 2014
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1960, 1983
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1978
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1981
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 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 September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/