Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1926

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1926
1-Month
61.02°F
(16.12°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
0.82°F
(0.45°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2018
Ties: 1963
Apr–May 1926
2-Month
55.53°F
(13.07°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1907
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1925 1934
Ties: 1912
Mar–May 1926
3-Month
50.24°F
(10.13°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.38°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Feb–May 1926
4-Month
47.10°F
(8.39°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Jan–May 1926
5-Month
43.74°F
(6.52°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Dec 1925–May 1926
6-Month
41.87°F
(5.48°C)
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Nov 1925–May 1926
7-Month
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.06°F
(0.04°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1928
Oct 1925–May 1926
8-Month
42.56°F
(5.87°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Sep 1925–May 1926
9-Month
45.24°F
(7.36°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Aug 1925–May 1926
10-Month
47.86°F
(8.81°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1909
Jul 1925–May 1926
11-Month
50.25°F
(10.14°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1994
Jun 1925–May 1926
12-Month
51.88°F
(11.04°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Dec 1924–May 1926
18-Month
48.69°F
(9.27°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2017
Ties: 1911
Jun 1924–May 1926
24-Month
52.05°F
(11.14°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1918
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2017
Jun 1923–May 1926
36-Month
51.77°F
(10.98°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2018
Ties: 1949, 1972
Jun 1922–May 1926
48-Month
51.86°F
(11.03°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.08°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2018
Jun 1921–May 1926
60-Month
51.94°F
(11.08°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1920
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2019
Ties: 1911, 1933, 1983

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/