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Raleigh, North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1944-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
73.0°F
(22.8°C)
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1967
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1961
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2002, 2018
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1947
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1985
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1958, 1978
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1955, 1997
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1970
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1954, 1987, 2003
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1970
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1987, 1989, 2001, 2015
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1968
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1954, 1997
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1968
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1955
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1970
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1987
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1969
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1975, 2014
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1970
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2018
Ties: 1952, 1956, 1985
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1970
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 1952, 1956, 1957, 1977
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1970
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1957

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