Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1954
1-Month
58.59°F
(14.77°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-1.61°F
(-0.90°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2018
Apr–May 1954
2-Month
56.39°F
(13.55°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1934
Ties: 2002
Mar–May 1954
3-Month
50.67°F
(10.37°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Feb–May 1954
4-Month
48.36°F
(9.09°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
1.71°F
(0.95°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–May 1954
5-Month
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
1.53°F
(0.85°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1953–May 1954
6-Month
43.00°F
(6.11°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
1.43°F
(0.79°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1953–May 1954
7-Month
43.13°F
(6.18°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
1.53°F
(0.85°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Oct 1953–May 1954
8-Month
44.76°F
(7.09°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Sep 1953–May 1954
9-Month
47.14°F
(8.41°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Aug 1953–May 1954
10-Month
49.64°F
(9.80°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
1.41°F
(0.78°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jul 1953–May 1954
11-Month
51.87°F
(11.04°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
1.34°F
(0.75°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jun 1953–May 1954
12-Month
53.39°F
(11.88°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Dec 1952–May 1954
18-Month
49.90°F
(9.94°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Jun 1952–May 1954
24-Month
53.11°F
(11.73°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.09°F
(0.61°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Jun 1951–May 1954
36-Month
52.54°F
(11.41°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Jun 1950–May 1954
48-Month
52.27°F
(11.26°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2018
Ties: 1983
Jun 1949–May 1954
60-Month
52.23°F
(11.24°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1920
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/