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 2010


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 2010
1-month period
59.88°F
(15.49°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
47th Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 2008
73rd Warmest 1934 Warmest since: 2009
Mar - May 2010
3-month period
52.23°F
(11.24°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
98th Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 2009
22nd Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 2007
Jan - May 2010
5-month period
43.83°F
(6.57°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
80th Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 2008
40th Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 2009
Jun 2009 - May 2010
12-month period
52.05°F
(11.14°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
56th Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 1997
63rd Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 2009
Ties: 1997