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Houston, Texas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
74.2°F
(23.4°C)
77.2°F
(25.1°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1931
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1998
Ties: 1952, 1960, 1992, 2014
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
73.6°F
(23.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1931
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2011
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1931
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1931, 1960
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 2010
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1978
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 2010
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1984
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1960
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1947, 1959, 1970
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1979
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 2010
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1979
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1978
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960, 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1962, 1984
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1962, 1970, 1984
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
69.7°F
(20.9°C)
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1953, 1983
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1980
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1951, 1966, 1967, 1972, 1976, 1986, 1987, 1989
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
69.7°F
(20.9°C)
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1980, 1981
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1966, 1985

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/