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Washington (Dulles), District of Columbia

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1960-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2004
Ties: 1974, 1984, 1990
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1966
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1984, 1992
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967, 1978
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1963, 1993
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1980, 1987
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970, 1978
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2005
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
30th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1975, 1989
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1986, 1990, 2005, 2011
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1974
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1986, 1992, 2009
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1986
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1987
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
36th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1966, 1980
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970, 1971
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1973, 1979, 1984
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1969, 1982

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