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San Francisco, California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1964
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1997
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1948, 1964
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1992
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1948
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1992
Ties: 1949, 1954, 1961, 1991
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1948
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1992
Ties: 1955
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1949
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Ties: 1951, 1969
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1949
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1953, 1973, 1974, 1985
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1949
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1967, 1974, 1985
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1949
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1966, 1985
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1949
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1966
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1949
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1953
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1949
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1952
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1949
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1948, 1952
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1949, 1950
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1950
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1950
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016, 2017
Ties: 1955, 1957
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1951, 1952
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1955
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952, 1953
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018

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