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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1967
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2004
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1967
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1971, 1997
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1967
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1961, 1968, 1970
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1996, 2015
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1967, 2003
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1982
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1982
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1958, 1964
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1963
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1988, 1993
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1963
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1958, 1993
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1981, 1988, 2015
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1951, 1960
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest to Date 1966
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1975, 1991
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1967
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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/