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 2011


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 2011
1-month period
59.13°F
(15.07°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-1.07°F
(-0.60°C)
22nd Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 1995
98th Warmest 1934 Warmest since: 2010
Ties: 1979
Mar - May 2011
3-month period
51.39°F
(10.77°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
78th Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 2008
42nd Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 2010
Jan - May 2011
5-month period
43.38°F
(6.32°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
62nd Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 2008
58th Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 2010
Ties: 1988
Jun 2010 - May 2011
12-month period
52.80°F
(11.56°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
91st Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 2010
28th Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 2009