Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of May 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1895
1-Month
59.94°F
(15.52°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
50th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
76th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1898
Apr–May 1895
2-Month
56.42°F
(13.57°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
86th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Ties: 1902, 1910
Mar–May 1895
3-Month
50.94°F
(10.52°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
67th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
59th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1896
Feb–May 1895
4-Month
44.85°F
(7.14°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-1.79°F
(-0.99°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
119th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1895
5-Month
41.22°F
(5.12°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-2.12°F
(-1.18°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
121st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2019, retrieved on June 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/