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Houston, Texas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
74.1°F
(23.4°C)
77.0°F
(25.0°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1931
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1998
Ties: 1940, 1993
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
70.8°F
(21.6°C)
73.5°F
(23.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1931
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2011
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1931
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1931
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1934, 1993
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1994
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 2004
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1960
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1933, 1955, 1996
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1956, 1965, 1982
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1965, 1975
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1952, 1956, 1965, 2001
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1975, 2010, 2014
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1968, 1981
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1976, 1983
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2018
Ties: 1982, 1985
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1980
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2020
Ties: 1963, 1982
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1980, 1981
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2020

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