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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2004
Ties: 1976, 1989
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 2005
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1980
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1989, 2005
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1950, 1955
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1992
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1955
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1955, 1990
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1957, 1989, 2015
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1951, 1973, 1990, 2004
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Ties: 1982
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1966, 1980
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019, 2020
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967, 1981
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2020

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