Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
55.13°F
(12.85°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-5.07°F
(-2.82°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2018
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
51.88°F
(11.04°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
-3.75°F
(-2.09°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 1934
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
47.37°F
(8.54°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-3.55°F
(-1.97°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
43.05°F
(6.14°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-3.59°F
(-1.99°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
40.09°F
(4.49°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-3.25°F
(-1.81°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
38.24°F
(3.47°C)
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
-3.34°F
(-1.85°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
38.52°F
(3.62°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
-3.08°F
(-1.71°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
40.22°F
(4.57°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
-2.94°F
(-1.63°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
42.81°F
(6.01°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-2.76°F
(-1.53°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
45.71°F
(7.62°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
-2.51°F
(-1.39°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
48.31°F
(9.06°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-2.22°F
(-1.23°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
49.81°F
(9.89°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-2.22°F
(-1.24°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
46.88°F
(8.27°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
-1.65°F
(-0.91°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
50.58°F
(10.32°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-1.44°F
(-0.80°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-1.08°F
(-0.60°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2018
Ties: 1905
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
51.22°F
(10.68°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.77°F
(-0.43°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2018
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
51.15°F
(10.64°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.84°F
(-0.47°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1920
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/