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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1967
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1991, 2004
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1967
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1954, 1962
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1950
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1973, 1983, 1990
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1990, 1997, 2018
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1963
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1976, 1985
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1963
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2018
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1963
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2011, 2018
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1998
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1950, 1975, 1995, 1996, 2001
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1985, 1998
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1966
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2019, 2020
Ties: 1975, 1995, 1997
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1967
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020

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