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Buffalo, New York

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2018
Ties: 1920, 1932, 1963, 1968, 1976
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1926
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1991
Ties: 1958, 1982
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1926
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1995, 2018
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1926
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1927, 1983, 2008, 2011
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1926
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1896, 1941, 2005
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1926
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1901, 1965, 1966
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1926
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1959, 1967
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1926
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1939, 1945, 1958, 1960, 1990, 2009
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1926
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1975, 2009
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1926
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1983, 1987, 2004
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1926
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1902, 1909
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1902, 1919, 1945
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1902, 1921, 2005
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1905
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013, 2017
Ties: 1900, 1921, 1947, 1952
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1946, 1976, 1987, 1998
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907, 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2019
Ties: 1900, 1934, 1958, 1988
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1908
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2020
Ties: 1933, 1989, 1995

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