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New Orleans, Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
79.0°F
(26.1°C)
76.5°F
(24.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1954
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
72.8°F
(22.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1973
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1993
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Ties: 1986
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1968
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Ties: 1961, 1967, 1972, 2007
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 2001
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Ties: 1992, 2007
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977, 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Ties: 1967, 1987
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1965, 1987, 1992
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1987, 1996, 2007
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1955, 2013
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1955
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1969
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1975, 2004
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1978
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 2002, 2015
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1978
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2018
Ties: 1992, 2015
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1969, 1970, 1971, 1980
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 2010
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1970
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

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  • 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/