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Madison, Wisconsin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1939-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1947
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1947
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1977
Ties: 1960, 1963, 1980
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1947
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1966, 2008
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1947
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1951
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1951
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1958
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1951
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1969
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1951
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1946
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1951
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1946, 1950, 1960, 1965, 1993
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1951
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1970
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1952
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1947, 1970, 1983, 1997
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1968
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1980
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002, 2013, 2018, 2019
Ties: 1949, 1950
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1952, 1963
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2002
Ties: 1950, 1966, 1967, 1973, 1986

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