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 1955
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|Period||Avg Temp||20th Century
|92ⁿᵈ Coolest||Coolest since: 1954||1917|
|29ᵗʰ Warmest||Warmest since: 1949||1934|
|Mar - May 1955
|80ᵗʰ Coolest||Coolest since: 1954||1917|
|41ˢᵗ Warmest||Warmest since: 1949||2012|
|Jan - May 1955
|42ⁿᵈ Coolest||Coolest since: 1951||1917|
|79ᵗʰ Warmest||Warmest since: 1954||2012|
|Jun 1954 - May 1955
|88ᵗʰ Coolest||Coolest since: 1952||1917|
|32ⁿᵈ Warmest||Warmest since: 1954||2012|