Climate at a Glance

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New Orleans, Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
79.3°F
(26.3°C)
76.5°F
(24.7°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1954
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2000
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
76.1°F
(24.5°C)
72.7°F
(22.6°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1973
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
74.3°F
(23.5°C)
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
5.0°F
(2.8°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1993
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
4.9°F
(2.8°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1968
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1978
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1978
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977, 1978
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
72.6°F
(22.6°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1969
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2016, 2019
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
71.7°F
(22.1°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1978
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1978
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1969, 1970, 1971, 1980
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 2001, 2014
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1970
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/