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Columbus, Ohio

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1997
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1961
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1991
Ties: 1969, 2003
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1984
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1949, 1982
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1975
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012, 2017
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Ties: 1965, 1990
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Ties: 1990, 1992
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 2019
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 2018
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1955
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1976, 1986, 2007
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1957
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1973, 2011
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1957, 1973, 1975, 1998, 2001, 2002
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1959, 2005
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1959, 1973, 1986, 1994, 1998
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1962, 1998

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