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Grand Rapids, Michigan

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1963-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1997
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1977
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1966, 1997
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1977
Ties: 1974
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1996
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1989
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2014
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1965, 1966
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2014
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1997
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2014
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978, 1979, 2014
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2001
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1996
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1988, 2019
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1988
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1996
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
39th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1968, 1978, 1996
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1969, 1978
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981, 1982
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2002

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/