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Los Angeles, California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1964
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2014
Ties: 1966, 1979
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2014
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1964, 1975
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2014
Ties: 1947
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1948
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1980
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1982
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1957
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1973
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1965
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015, 2016
Ties: 1974
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1973, 1979
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015, 2016
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1949
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1947, 1954, 1962, 1974
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1950
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1965
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1950
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1951, 1952
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1964, 1967, 1974, 1975
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952, 1953
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1964, 1968, 1971

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