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Houston, Texas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
74.6°F
(23.7°C)
76.9°F
(24.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1931
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2003
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
73.3°F
(22.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1931
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1961
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1931
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1980, 2013
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1983
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1973, 1980, 2010
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1978
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1984
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1978
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1931
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1983
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1973, 1988
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1931, 1958, 1983
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1968, 1980, 1988
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1958, 1968
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 1964, 1965, 1968, 1994
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 1968, 1974
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1979
-- -- 2018
Ties: 1937, 1938, 1939, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1990, 1991, 1992
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1980
-- -- 2019
Ties: Numerous
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1980, 1981
-- -- 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/