Climate at a Glance

City Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Houston, Texas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
74.7°F
(23.7°C)
77.0°F
(25.0°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1931
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1998
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1931
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2011
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1931
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2020
Ties: 1934, 1979
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1931
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1936, 1970, 1980, 2010
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1978
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1959
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1977
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1958
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1968, 1979
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1940, 1978
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1984
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1967, 1989
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1952, 1958, 1964, 1965, 1974, 1982, 1989, 1994
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1958, 1965, 1966, 1986, 1988
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2020
Ties: 1951, 1954, 1959, 1968, 1976, 1986, 1987
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980, 1981
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2020
Ties: 1965, 1969, 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/