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New Orleans, Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
76.4°F
(24.7°C)
76.5°F
(24.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1954
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2000
Ties: 1982, 2001
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
72.3°F
(22.4°C)
72.7°F
(22.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1973
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1958, 1959, 1981
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1993
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1949
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1968
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977, 1978
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1977
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1969
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1968, 1969
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1969
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1977
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969, 1970, 1971, 1980
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1979
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1960, 1961, 1963, 1982

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