Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2008
1-Month
59.36°F
(15.20°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.84°F
(-0.47°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Apr–May 2008
2-Month
54.88°F
(12.71°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.42°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
101st Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1934
Ties: 1903
Mar–May 2008
3-Month
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1957
Feb–May 2008
4-Month
46.58°F
(8.10°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1996
Jan–May 2008
5-Month
43.32°F
(6.29°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Dec 2007–May 2008
6-Month
41.64°F
(5.36°C)
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
0.06°F
(0.04°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Nov 2007–May 2008
7-Month
41.97°F
(5.54°C)
41.59°F
(5.33°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Oct 2007–May 2008
8-Month
43.81°F
(6.56°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
0.65°F
(0.36°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1911
Sep 2007–May 2008
9-Month
46.33°F
(7.96°C)
45.58°F
(7.54°C)
0.75°F
(0.42°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Aug 2007–May 2008
10-Month
49.16°F
(9.53°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
0.93°F
(0.51°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1939
Jul 2007–May 2008
11-Month
51.48°F
(10.82°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.95°F
(0.53°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Jun 2007–May 2008
12-Month
53.01°F
(11.67°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Dec 2006–May 2008
18-Month
49.83°F
(9.91°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
1.30°F
(0.73°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Ties: 1991
Jun 2006–May 2008
24-Month
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.21°F
(0.67°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Jun 2005–May 2008
36-Month
53.60°F
(12.00°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Jun 2004–May 2008
48-Month
53.46°F
(11.92°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.48°F
(0.82°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1918
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Jun 2003–May 2008
60-Month
53.49°F
(11.94°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.51°F
(0.84°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1920
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2020

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  • 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/