Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
63.45°F
(17.47°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
3.25°F
(1.80°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
59.07°F
(15.04°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
3.44°F
(1.91°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
56.18°F
(13.43°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
5.26°F
(2.92°C)
128th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
4.87°F
(2.71°C)
128th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
48.43°F
(9.13°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
5.09°F
(2.83°C)
128th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
46.26°F
(7.92°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
4.69°F
(2.60°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
45.90°F
(7.72°C)
41.59°F
(5.33°C)
4.31°F
(2.39°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
47.05°F
(8.36°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
3.89°F
(2.16°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
49.17°F
(9.54°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
3.60°F
(2.00°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
51.75°F
(10.97°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
3.53°F
(1.96°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
53.97°F
(12.21°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
3.44°F
(1.92°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
55.29°F
(12.94°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
3.26°F
(1.81°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
50.71°F
(10.39°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
2.18°F
(1.21°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
54.04°F
(12.24°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
2.03°F
(1.12°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
53.38°F
(11.88°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.38°F
(0.77°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2018
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
53.25°F
(11.81°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.26°F
(0.70°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2018
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
53.20°F
(11.78°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.22°F
(0.68°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1920
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2020
Ties: 2001

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 9, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/