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Madison, Wisconsin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1939-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1947
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1977
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1947
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1977
Ties: 1973
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1940, 1947
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1980
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1947
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1943
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-5.3°F
(-2.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1996
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1978
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1951
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1963
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1951
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1951
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1980
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002, 2013, 2018, 2019
Ties: 1952, 1961, 1968, 1981
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/