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New York (JFK), New York

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1980, 2001
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1963, 1974
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1999
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1961, 1971, 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1971, 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1964
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1984
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1988
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1964, 1973, 1993, 1994, 2003
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1978
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1963
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1963, 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1963
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1964, 1966, 1968, 1971
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1973
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1965, 1967, 1971
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020

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