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Phoenix, Arizona

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
73.3°F
(22.9°C)
81.9°F
(27.7°C)
-8.6°F
(-4.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1953
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2001
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
77.2°F
(25.1°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1941
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2000
Ties: 1944
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
73.1°F
(22.8°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1944, 1965
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1989
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1944
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1989
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1944
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2014
Ties: 1935, 1979
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1944
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2018
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1942, 1949
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1942
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1935, 1941
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1942
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1958, 1962, 1977
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1942
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1964
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
72.0°F
(22.2°C)
74.8°F
(23.8°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1942
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1935
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1942
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2018
Ties: 1950, 1966
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
71.7°F
(22.1°C)
74.8°F
(23.8°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1942
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2018
Ties: 1966
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
72.0°F
(22.2°C)
74.7°F
(23.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1944
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2018
Ties: 1975
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
72.1°F
(22.3°C)
74.6°F
(23.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1944
67th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
71.9°F
(22.2°C)
74.6°F
(23.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1953
68th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/