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San Francisco, California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1964
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1997
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1964
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1992
Ties: 1957
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1948
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1992
Ties: 1972, 2012
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1948
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1992
Ties: 2001, 2007
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1949
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1949
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 2013
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1949
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 2006
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1949
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 2002
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1949
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 2002
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1949
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1949
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1958, 1960, 1994, 2007
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1949
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1960
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1949, 1950
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2016
Ties: 1978, 1986
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1978, 1986, 2007, 2012
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1950
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1979
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1951, 1952
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Ties: 1961, 1985
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952, 1953
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

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