Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2010
Ties: 1934, 1970
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Ties: 1957, 1990
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904, 1940
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1954, 1973, 1974, 1995, 2001, 2007
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1903, 1929, 1951
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1955
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 2015
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904, 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1930, 1945
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1969, 1981, 1984, 2001
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1909, 1945, 1947, 1988
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1903, 1945, 1973, 2003
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1939, 1942, 1949, 1960, 1987, 1988
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1952, 1997
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1906
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2022
Ties: 1915, 1921, 1922, 1931, 1948
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019, 2022
Ties: 1944, 1961, 1979, 1981
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1908
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1943, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/