Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1921
1-Month
60.10°F
(15.61°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2018
Apr–May 1921
2-Month
55.56°F
(13.09°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1934
Mar–May 1921
3-Month
52.58°F
(11.43°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
1.66°F
(0.92°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Feb–May 1921
4-Month
48.66°F
(9.26°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
2.02°F
(1.13°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1921
5-Month
45.80°F
(7.67°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
2.46°F
(1.37°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1920–May 1921
6-Month
43.69°F
(6.49°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
2.12°F
(1.17°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1920–May 1921
7-Month
43.12°F
(6.18°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
1.52°F
(0.85°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1920–May 1921
8-Month
44.56°F
(6.98°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
1.40°F
(0.78°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1920–May 1921
9-Month
46.88°F
(8.27°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 1920–May 1921
10-Month
49.25°F
(9.58°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
1.03°F
(0.57°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1938
Jul 1920–May 1921
11-Month
51.38°F
(10.77°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.85°F
(0.48°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jun 1920–May 1921
12-Month
52.72°F
(11.51°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
34th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1919–May 1921
18-Month
48.37°F
(9.09°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2017
Jun 1919–May 1921
24-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2017
Jun 1918–May 1921
36-Month
51.93°F
(11.07°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2018
Jun 1917–May 1921
48-Month
51.73°F
(10.96°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2018
Ties: 1902, 1929
Jun 1916–May 1921
60-Month
51.35°F
(10.75°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1920
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/