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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1984
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1963, 1964, 1980, 2015
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1950
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1967
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1971
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1956, 1967, 2014
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1968
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1968, 2001
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019, 2020
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1981
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1965, 1968, 1970

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