NCDC transitioned to the nClimDiv dataset on Thursday, March 13, 2014. This was coincident with the release of the February 2014 monthly monitoring report. For details on this transition, please visit our public FTP site and our U.S. Climate Divisional Database site.
Look up monthly U.S., Statewide, Divisional, and Regional Temperature, Precipitation, Degree Days, and Palmer (Drought) rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 60-month, and Year-to-Date time periods. Data and statistics are as of January 1895.
Please note, Degree Days are not available for Agricultural Belts.
Contiguous U.S. Average Temperature Rankings, May 1916
More information on Climatological Rankings
|Period||Avg Temp||20th Century
|30ᵗʰ Coolest||Coolest since: 1915||1917|
|91ˢᵗ Warmest||Warmest since: 1914||1934|
|Ties: 1920, 1960|
|Mar - May 1916
|47ᵗʰ Coolest||Coolest since: 1915||1917|
|74ᵗʰ Warmest||Warmest since: 1914||2012|
|Jan - May 1916
|32ⁿᵈ Coolest||Coolest since: 1913||1917|
|89ᵗʰ Warmest||Warmest since: 1915||2012|
|Jun 1915 - May 1916
|19ᵗʰ Coolest||Coolest since: 1913||1917|
|101ˢᵗ Warmest||Warmest since: 1915||2012|