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Houston, Texas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
81.4°F
(27.4°C)
77.2°F
(25.1°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1931
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1998
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
75.4°F
(24.1°C)
73.5°F
(23.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1931
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2011
Ties: 1933, 2008, 2015
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
71.1°F
(21.7°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1931
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2020
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1931
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2017
Ties: 1933
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1978
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1933, 2011
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1978
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1935, 1974
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1931, 1960
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1985, 1991
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1967, 2019
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1985, 2019
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 2009, 2013
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1955, 2009
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
70.8°F
(21.6°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1955, 1986, 2013
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1950, 1956, 1992
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2018
Ties: 1974, 2004
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1980
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020
Ties: 1957
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1980, 1981
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020

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