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Grand Rapids, Michigan

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1997
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1977
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1966
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1977
Ties: 1992
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1971
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1974
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1992
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2009
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1989
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 2014
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1969
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978, 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1969
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1999
Ties: 1969, 1972, 1973
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1981, 1982
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2002
Ties: 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/