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Knoxville, Tennessee

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1910-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1962
Ties: 1990
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1961
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1991, 2019
Ties: 2005
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1960
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1947
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1960
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 2013
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012, 2017
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1958
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1961, 1979, 2014, 2015
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1970, 1977
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 2004, 2009
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1913, 1915, 1929, 1930, 1972, 2005
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1970
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1974, 2004
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1971, 1980
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1933, 1945, 1946, 1958
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1981
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1927, 1932, 2006, 2008, 2009

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/