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Madison, Wisconsin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1939-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1947
71st Warmest Warmest to Date 1977
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1947
76th Warmest Warmest to Date 1977
Ties: 1961
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940, 1947
80th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1947
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1947
77th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
78th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
67th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1982
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
65th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1950
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
64th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1970, 1971

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/