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New Orleans, Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
73.8°F
(23.2°C)
76.5°F
(24.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1954
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
71.8°F
(22.1°C)
72.7°F
(22.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1973
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1987, 2005
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1993
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1970, 1976
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1968
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1966, 1988
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1984
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977, 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1954, 1966, 1983, 1993
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1954, 2014
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1953, 1963, 1976, 1993
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1953, 1961, 1963
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1967
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1954, 1961, 1962, 1981
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1969
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1970
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1960, 1967, 1971
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1969, 1970, 1971, 1980
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1978
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1969, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/