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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
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1967
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1990
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1966, 1972, 1984
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
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
63rd 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)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1961, 1971, 1978
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1961, 1971
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971, 1978
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1971
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1961
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1968, 1970
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1977
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1979
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
60th 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)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963, 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1964, 1969
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1964, 1966, 1968, 1971
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1982
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1965, 1967, 1971
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020

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