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Memphis, Tennessee

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1940-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
69.7°F
(20.9°C)
71.3°F
(21.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1983
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Ties: 1969
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1960
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1957
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1947
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1964, 1970, 1973
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940, 1978
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1971, 2014
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1978
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1958
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1971
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1958
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1983
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1958
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1964
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979, 1980
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1959, 1971, 1978
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1947
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1961, 1963, 1964, 1971, 1981, 1984
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1949, 1985
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1949, 1951

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