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New Orleans, Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
77.4°F
(25.2°C)
76.7°F
(24.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1954
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2000
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
72.6°F
(22.6°C)
72.9°F
(22.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1993
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1958, 1981, 2017
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1993
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1968
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1950
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1969, 1979
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1993
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1966
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1988
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1951, 1973
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1951, 1973, 1976, 1988, 2010
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
68.8°F
(20.4°C)
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 1965, 1967, 1984
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978, 1980
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1965, 1972, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1986, 1996

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