Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
59.90°F
(15.50°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
49th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
55.26°F
(12.92°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.21°C)
36th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 1934
Ties: 1970, 2013
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
49.38°F
(9.66°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-1.54°F
(-0.85°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1965
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
43.41°F
(6.34°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-3.23°F
(-1.79°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
40.66°F
(4.81°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-2.68°F
(-1.49°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
38.66°F
(3.70°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
-2.91°F
(-1.62°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
-2.97°F
(-1.65°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
40.23°F
(4.57°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
-2.93°F
(-1.63°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
43.04°F
(6.13°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-2.53°F
(-1.41°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
46.01°F
(7.78°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
-2.22°F
(-1.24°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
48.49°F
(9.16°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-2.04°F
(-1.13°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
50.22°F
(10.12°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-1.80°F
(-1.00°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
47.29°F
(8.49°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
-1.24°F
(-0.69°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.51°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1979
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
51.22°F
(10.68°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.44°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
51.27°F
(10.71°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
113th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

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