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New Orleans, Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
73.5°F
(23.1°C)
76.4°F
(24.7°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1954
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2000
Ties: 1971, 2013
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
72.8°F
(22.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1973
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1958, 2014
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1958
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1966
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1958
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1958
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1951, 1973
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1958
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1951
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1958
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1973, 1981
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1968
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1958
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1959
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1961
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1959
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1963
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1960, 1968
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1954, 1955, 1956
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
-99°F
(0.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1961, 1968
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1990
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
-- -99.0°F
(-72.8°C)
-- -- -- 1968
-- -- 2019
Ties: Numerous

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/