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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1991, 2004
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1967
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1950
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1964
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1959, 1974, 1983
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1987
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1958, 1966
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1965
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 2005
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1963
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1971, 2014, 2015
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1963, 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1988, 1996, 2005
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1956, 1972, 2015
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1959, 1972, 1984
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1966, 1980
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019, 2020
Ties: 1965, 1967, 1971, 1979
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1967
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1968, 1970

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