Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
61.74°F
(16.52°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
1.54°F
(0.85°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2018
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
56.67°F
(13.71°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
1.04°F
(0.58°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1934
Ties: 1989
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
51.54°F
(10.86°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
0.62°F
(0.35°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
46.34°F
(7.97°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.16°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
43.90°F
(6.61°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
41.85°F
(5.47°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1980
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
42.29°F
(5.72°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.69°F
(0.39°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1989
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
43.75°F
(6.53°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1989
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
46.09°F
(7.83°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
38th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
48.65°F
(9.25°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1927
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
52.36°F
(11.31°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
44th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
47.79°F
(8.77°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
-0.74°F
(-0.41°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1969
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
51.29°F
(10.72°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.40°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1969
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Ties: 1915
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
51.50°F
(10.83°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.28°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
106th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
51.49°F
(10.83°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
13th Coolest Coolest to Date 1920
108th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1915

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  • 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/