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Memphis, Tennessee

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1940-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
71.3°F
(21.8°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1983
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1973
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1947
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1979, 1983
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1940, 1978
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1948, 2014
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1968
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1958
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1948
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1958
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1958
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1961, 1963, 1969, 1975, 2014
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1979, 1980
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1948, 1959, 1978
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1960, 1962, 1963, 1970
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2018
Ties: 1948, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1981, 1984
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1980
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1961
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1980
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1970, 1982

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