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New York (JFK), New York

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1967
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1997
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1961
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1963, 1978
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1963
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1977
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1961, 1977
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1979
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1964, 1969, 1980
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1966, 1968
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1967
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2013, 2019
Ties: 1974

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/