Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
65.52°F
(18.62°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
5.32°F
(2.95°C)
128th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
57.28°F
(14.04°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
1.65°F
(0.91°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
52.43°F
(11.35°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
1.51°F
(0.84°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
48.20°F
(9.00°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
44.99°F
(7.22°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
1.65°F
(0.92°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
43.21°F
(6.23°C)
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
43.47°F
(6.37°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
1.87°F
(1.04°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
45.00°F
(7.22°C)
43.17°F
(6.21°C)
1.83°F
(1.01°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
47.36°F
(8.53°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
1.79°F
(0.99°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
49.82°F
(9.90°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
52.18°F
(11.21°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
1.65°F
(0.92°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
53.69°F
(12.05°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.66°F
(0.92°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
50.70°F
(10.39°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
2.16°F
(1.20°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2006
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
54.41°F
(12.45°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.39°F
(1.33°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
54.61°F
(12.56°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
2.61°F
(1.45°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
54.28°F
(12.38°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
2.30°F
(1.28°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
53.88°F
(12.16°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.89°F
(1.05°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1920
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 16, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/