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Wilmington, North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
70.6°F
(21.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1992
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1953
Ties: 1973
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1961
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1954, 1981, 2001
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 2013
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1981, 1989
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1958
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1958
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1974
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1974
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1958
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1949, 1974
Ties: 1969
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1958
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1974
Ties: 1968
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1974
Ties: 1963, 1964, 1969
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1974
Ties: 2001
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1974
Ties: 1969
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1974
Ties: 1969, 1980
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1959
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1968, 1969
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968, 1970
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1976, 2018
Ties: 2003, 2011
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1969, 1970
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1996, 1997, 2005, 2007
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1970
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1953, 2019
Ties: 1974

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