Climatological Rankings

NCDC added Alaska climate divisions to its nClimDiv dataset on Friday, March 6, 2015, coincident with the release of the February 2015 monthly monitoring report. For more information on this data, please visit the Alaska Climate Divisions FAQ.

Look up monthly U.S., Statewide, DivisionalClimate Divisions, and RegionalClimate Regions 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 Alaska, Agricultural Belts, NWS Regions, and Cities; Palmer Indices are not available for Alaska, NWS Regions, and Cities.

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Contiguous U.S. Average Temperature Rankings, May 2005

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Period Avg Temp 20th Century
Average
Departure Rank Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2005
1-month period
59.56°F
(15.31°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.36°C)
39ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
83ʳᵈ Warmest Warmest since: 2004 1934
Mar - May 2005
3-month period
51.38°F
(10.77°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
0.46°F
(0.26°C)
79ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2002 2015
43ʳᵈ Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2012
Jan - May 2005
5-month period
45.09°F
(7.27°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
1.75°F
(0.97°C)
105ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2003 2015
17ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2012
Jun 2004 - May 2005
12-month period
53.06°F
(11.70°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.03°F
(0.57°C)
101ˢᵗ Coolest Coolest since: 2001 2015
20ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2012