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Madison, Wisconsin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1939-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-5.7°F
(-3.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1947
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1977
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1947
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1977
Ties: 1984
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1940, 1947
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1976, 1990
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1947
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1945, 2001
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1979
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1953, 1964
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1951
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1968, 1988, 2013
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1945, 1974
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1996
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1974, 2013
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1951
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1973, 1983
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1951
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1951
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1950, 1961, 1969
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1950, 1965, 1985, 1986
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1949, 1950, 1973, 2014
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2018
Ties: 1943
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2002, 2013, 2018, 2019
Ties: 1954, 1964, 1967, 1996, 1997
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest to Date 1963
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2002
Ties: 1985

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/