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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1966
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 2008
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1950
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1976, 1985
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1987, 2015
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1993, 2014
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012, 2016
Ties: 2001, 2014
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1980
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1971, 2003, 2014
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012, 2016
Ties: 1951, 1956
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1970
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1968, 1969, 1971
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2019

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