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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1991
Ties: 1976
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1996
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1984
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1974
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1959
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 2021
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1975
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1975
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1975
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1975
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1956, 1994
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1972
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1995, 2016
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2019, 2020
Ties: 1959
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1981
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1997

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