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New Orleans, Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
74.7°F
(23.7°C)
76.5°F
(24.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1954
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
72.7°F
(22.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1973
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1971
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1993
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1968
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1949, 1963, 1976
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1952, 1982, 1986
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1953, 1955, 1975
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977, 1978
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 2005, 2015
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 2002
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1986, 2002
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1952
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1949, 2003
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1996
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1969
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1972, 1990, 2002, 2011
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1978
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1974, 1987, 1995, 2011
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
69.7°F
(20.9°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 2011
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1969, 1970, 1971, 1980
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2019
Ties: 1992, 2004
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1970
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1991, 1995

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