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 2005


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 2005
1-month period
59.56°F
(15.31°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.36°C)
39th Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 2002
81st Warmest 1934 Warmest since: 2004
Mar - May 2005
3-month period
51.38°F
(10.77°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
0.46°F
(0.26°C)
77th Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 2002
43rd Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 2004
Jan - May 2005
5-month period
45.09°F
(7.27°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
1.75°F
(0.97°C)
103rd Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 2003
17th Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 2004
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)
99th Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 2001
20th Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 2004