Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1920
1-Month
59.31°F
(15.17°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.89°F
(-0.50°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2018
Ties: 1916, 1960
Apr–May 1920
2-Month
53.04°F
(11.69°C)
55.62°F
(13.12°C)
-2.58°F
(-1.43°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1907
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1934
Mar–May 1920
3-Month
48.79°F
(9.33°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-2.13°F
(-1.18°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Feb–May 1920
4-Month
45.02°F
(7.23°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
-1.63°F
(-0.91°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Jan–May 1920
5-Month
41.86°F
(5.48°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-1.48°F
(-0.82°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Dec 1919–May 1920
6-Month
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
-1.89°F
(-1.05°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Nov 1919–May 1920
7-Month
39.63°F
(4.24°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
-1.97°F
(-1.09°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Oct 1919–May 1920
8-Month
41.25°F
(5.14°C)
43.17°F
(6.21°C)
-1.92°F
(-1.07°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Sep 1919–May 1920
9-Month
43.96°F
(6.64°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-1.61°F
(-0.90°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Aug 1919–May 1920
10-Month
46.79°F
(8.22°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
-1.44°F
(-0.80°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Jul 1919–May 1920
11-Month
49.29°F
(9.61°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-1.24°F
(-0.68°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Jun 1919–May 1920
12-Month
50.96°F
(10.53°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-1.07°F
(-0.60°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Dec 1918–May 1920
18-Month
47.91°F
(8.84°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
Jun 1918–May 1920
24-Month
51.54°F
(10.86°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
Jun 1917–May 1920
36-Month
51.40°F
(10.78°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2018
Jun 1916–May 1920
48-Month
51.01°F
(10.56°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.98°F
(-0.55°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2018
Jun 1915–May 1920
60-Month
51.08°F
(10.60°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.51°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1920
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/