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Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
47.48°F
(8.60°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
53rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
76th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1905
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
42.91°F
(6.06°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
46th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
83rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
38.57°F
(3.65°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
56th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
73rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
34.36°F
(1.31°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
49th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
80th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
30.97°F
(-0.57°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.41°C)
33rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
96th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1901
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
30.01°F
(-1.11°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.12°C)
52nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
76th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
30.45°F
(-0.86°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
0.17°F
(0.10°C)
70th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
58th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1993
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
31.52°F
(-0.27°C)
31.67°F
(-0.18°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
49th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
79th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016, 2017
Ties: 1915
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
33.77°F
(0.98°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
52nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
76th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1947
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
36.31°F
(2.39°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.08°C)
52nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
76th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
38.53°F
(3.63°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.05°C)
54th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
74th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
40.08°F
(4.49°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
58th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
70th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1946, 1980
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
37.55°F
(3.08°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
94th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
33rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
40.83°F
(4.91°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.80°F
(0.45°C)
101st Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
26th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1993
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
40.77°F
(4.87°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.75°F
(0.41°C)
98th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
28th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
40.66°F
(4.81°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.65°F
(0.36°C)
91st Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
34th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
40.56°F
(4.76°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
87th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
37th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020

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