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New York (JFK), New York

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1967
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1991
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1967
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2010
Ties: 1989, 1996
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1967
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2010, 2012
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1967
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1964, 1982
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1978
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1964, 1990
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1978
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1963, 1977, 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2014
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1963
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1996
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1963
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1993, 2001
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1963
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2001
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1963
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1973, 1989, 2015
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1973
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1966, 1968, 1980
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1974, 1991
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1967
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1992, 1993, 1998

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/