Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of July 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2019
1-Month
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.40°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Apr–May 2019
2-Month
56.16°F
(13.42°C)
55.62°F
(13.12°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1907
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934
Ties: 1897
Mar–May 2019
3-Month
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1940
Feb–May 2019
4-Month
46.11°F
(7.84°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Jan–May 2019
5-Month
43.40°F
(6.33°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Dec 2018–May 2019
6-Month
42.09°F
(5.61°C)
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
0.51°F
(0.29°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Nov 2018–May 2019
7-Month
41.79°F
(5.44°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Oct 2018–May 2019
8-Month
43.28°F
(6.27°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1966, 1980
Sep 2018–May 2019
9-Month
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1955
Aug 2018–May 2019
10-Month
48.73°F
(9.29°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
0.50°F
(0.27°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1911
Jul 2018–May 2019
11-Month
51.16°F
(10.64°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Jun 2018–May 2019
12-Month
52.86°F
(11.59°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Dec 2017–May 2019
18-Month
49.64°F
(9.80°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
1.11°F
(0.62°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Jun 2017–May 2019
24-Month
53.27°F
(11.82°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.26°F
(0.70°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Jun 2016–May 2019
36-Month
53.89°F
(12.16°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.89°F
(1.05°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Jun 2015–May 2019
48-Month
54.17°F
(12.32°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
2.18°F
(1.21°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Jun 2014–May 2019
60-Month
54.00°F
(12.22°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
2.02°F
(1.12°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1920
2nd 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 19, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/