Climate at a Glance

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Great Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1953
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1975
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1895, 1937, 1986
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1915, 1930, 1988
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1933
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1983
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1966, 1989
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1918, 1961
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1921, 1970, 1999
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1902, 1935, 1980, 2001
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1941, 1989, 2001
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1926, 1935, 1968, 1980, 1986, 1994, 2005
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1900, 1936, 1953
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1947, 1968, 1988
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917, 1933
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1898, 1904
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015, 2016
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1903, 1910, 1932, 1946, 1985
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1929, 1958, 1979
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2018
Ties: 1921, 1927, 1930, 1964, 1970, 1978
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1904, 1923, 1926, 1945, 1968

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 18, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/