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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1967
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1991, 2004
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1967
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1971
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1950
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1978
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1996
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1965, 2015
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1971
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1996, 2003
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1951, 1964, 2003
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1963
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1989, 1996
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1963, 1978
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1958, 1987
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1972, 1981, 2015
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1960, 1984, 1993
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1997, 2003
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest to Date 1966, 1980
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019, 2020
Ties: 1975, 2005, 2006
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1967
-- -- 2020

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