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Phoenix, Arizona

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
79.9°F
(26.6°C)
82.1°F
(27.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1953
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2001
Ties: 2016
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
75.6°F
(24.2°C)
77.4°F
(25.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1965, 1975
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2000
Ties: 1952, 1960, 1961, 1982
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
74.5°F
(23.6°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1965
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1989
Ties: 1986, 2002
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1965
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1992, 2004
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1964
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2014
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1964
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 1990, 1994
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 1994
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2018
Ties: 1956, 1974
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1942
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2018
Ties: 1956, 1974
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1942
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1961, 1966
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
71.8°F
(22.1°C)
73.5°F
(23.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1942
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
73.1°F
(22.8°C)
75.0°F
(23.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1942
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
71.7°F
(22.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1965
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1944, 1954, 1969, 1973, 1974
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
72.9°F
(22.7°C)
75.0°F
(23.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1965
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1958, 1967, 1970, 1977
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
73.0°F
(22.8°C)
74.9°F
(23.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1944, 1966
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
72.9°F
(22.7°C)
74.9°F
(23.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1944, 1967
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1957
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
73.0°F
(22.8°C)
74.8°F
(23.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1956
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1970

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