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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1967
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1991
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1967
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1978, 2020
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1984
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1961, 1970
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1978
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1968, 1981
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 2014
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1977, 2014
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1967, 1979, 2014
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1951, 1964, 1965
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1980, 1994
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1958, 1988, 1989, 1997
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1973, 1994
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1960, 1996
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 2001, 2004
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019, 2020
Ties: 1992, 2001
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1981
-- -- 2020

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