Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
62.46°F
(16.92°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
2.26°F
(1.25°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
57.40°F
(14.11°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
1.77°F
(0.98°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
50.94°F
(10.52°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 2012
Ties: 1895
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
46.97°F
(8.32°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
43.87°F
(6.59°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
41.84°F
(5.47°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
71st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
54th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
41.46°F
(5.26°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.07°C)
49th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
76th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
42.63°F
(5.91°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
36th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
89th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
45.18°F
(7.32°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
36th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
89th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
47.83°F
(8.79°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.23°C)
34th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
91st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
49.95°F
(9.97°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
24th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
101st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1968
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
51.44°F
(10.80°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1897, 1970

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