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Madison, Wisconsin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1939-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1947
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 1977
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1947
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1977
Ties: 2008, 2013
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1940, 1947
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1989
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1947
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1943, 1947
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1963
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-5.3°F
(-2.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1978, 2014
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1996
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2018
Ties: 1959, 1962, 1972
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2002, 2013, 2018, 2019
Ties: 1959, 1972, 1982
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1963
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2002
Ties: 1953, 1960, 1961, 1966, 1967, 1972

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/