Climate at a Glance

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New York (JFK), New York

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
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1991
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1967
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2010
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1967
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2010, 2012
Ties: 1980, 1987
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1967
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2019
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1960
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1969, 2014
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1982
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963, 1977, 1978
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1966
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1963
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1963
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1989
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1963
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1987
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1963
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1980, 1990
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1972, 1997, 2004
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1989, 1990, 1994
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1966, 1968, 1980
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1963, 1965, 1979
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1968, 1969

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