Climatological Rankings

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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 Agricultural Belts

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Contiguous U.S. Temperature Rankings, May 1916


Coldest
110
13
Normal
13
110
Warmest

More information on Climatological Rankings

Period Temp 20th Century
Average
Departure Rank
(out of 120 years)
Record Warmest/Coldest
Since
May 1916
1-month period
59.31°F
(15.17°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.89°F
(-0.50°C)
30th Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 1915
90th Warmest 1934 Warmest since: 1914
Ties: 19201960
Mar - May 1916
3-month period
50.57°F
(10.32°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
47th Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 1915
73rd Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 1914
Jan - May 1916
5-month period
42.59°F
(5.88°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.42°C)
32nd Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 1913
88th Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 1915
Jun 1915 - May 1916
12-month period
51.35°F
(10.75°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.38°C)
19th Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 1913
100th Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 1915