Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1907
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010
Ties: 1928, 1966
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1940
128th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1907
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1904, 1940
128th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1904
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1904
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1904
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904, 1918
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1920, 1963
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1926
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1907, 1978
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1915, 1936, 1968, 1979
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1906
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2022
Ties: 1914, 1930, 1935, 1966, 1969
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019, 2022
Ties: 1924, 1959, 1978
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1908
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1925, 1937, 1941, 1942, 1963, 1964, 1981, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/