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Buffalo, New York

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1955, 1986, 2016
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1926
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1991
Ties: 2004, 2008, 2018
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1926
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1926
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1926
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1911
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1926
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1952, 1973
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1926
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1926
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1950, 1952
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1926
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1909
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1926
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1909, 1931
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1926
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012
Ties: 1933, 1950, 1955
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1955, 2019
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013, 2017
Ties: 1951, 2010
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1921, 1932, 1934, 1947, 1989, 2015
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907, 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1900, 1934, 1948, 1958
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1908
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1900, 1923, 1935, 1946, 1976, 1990, 1993

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