Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1911
Ties: 1899, 1912
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1948, 1952
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1926
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1936, 2006
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1926
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1958, 1966, 1996, 2007
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1911, 1924, 1972, 1984
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1927, 1966, 1967, 1984
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1924, 1927, 1948, 1966, 1967, 1981
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905, 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1935, 1941, 1944, 1967, 1968, 1971
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1905
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1916, 1924, 1927, 1971
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1905
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1911, 1936, 1944, 1967, 1971
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1924, 1925, 1936
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1904, 1917, 1924, 1926
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1904, 1994
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1906
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1920, 1926
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1968
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1908
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1911, 1912, 1921, 1944, 1965, 1968, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/