Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
61.18°F
(16.21°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2018
Ties: 1897, 1922
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
55.28°F
(12.93°C)
55.62°F
(13.12°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1934
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
50.43°F
(10.24°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
45.28°F
(7.38°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-1.36°F
(-0.75°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
42.55°F
(5.86°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.44°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
41.21°F
(5.12°C)
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.20°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1928
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
41.25°F
(5.14°C)
41.59°F
(5.33°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
43.14°F
(6.19°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 2010
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
45.59°F
(7.55°C)
45.58°F
(7.54°C)
0.01°F
(0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
48.31°F
(9.06°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1985
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
50.57°F
(10.32°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1963, 1985
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
52.21°F
(11.23°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
48.76°F
(9.31°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
54th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
52.28°F
(11.27°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
49th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
51.60°F
(10.89°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
51.69°F
(10.94°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
97th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
51.64°F
(10.91°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1920
100th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/