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Buffalo, New York

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1927
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1926
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1991
Ties: 1927, 1947, 1966
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1926
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1926
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1926
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1972
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1926
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1926
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1961, 1977
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1926
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1916, 1979, 1994
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1926
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1925, 1961
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1926
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1944
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1926
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1984
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1937, 1938, 1947, 1968, 1981
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013, 2017
Ties: 1901, 1975, 2004, 2005
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1987, 2011, 2016
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907, 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1988, 1999, 2004, 2005
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1908
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013, 2016
Ties: 1954, 1955, 1989

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/