Climate at a Glance

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New York (La Guardia), New York

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1939-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1969, 1999
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1954
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1951, 1953, 1973, 1994, 2013
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1956
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1947, 1963, 1967, 1968
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1944, 1982
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1969, 2014
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1945
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963, 1978
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1981
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1956
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1982
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1959, 1977
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1941
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1964, 1968, 1971
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1948, 1981, 1982
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013, 2016, 2019
Ties: 1946, 1963, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/