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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1991, 2004
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1978
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1961, 1966
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1978
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1966
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1993
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1950
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1953, 2007
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1960, 1995
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1960, 2009
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963, 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1950, 1960, 2004
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1956, 1981, 1993
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Ties: 1958, 1962, 1983
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1966, 1980
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019, 2020
Ties: 1973
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2020
Ties: 1979

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