Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1929

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1929
1-Month
58.86°F
(14.92°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-1.34°F
(-0.75°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2018
Ties: 1990
Apr–May 1929
2-Month
55.02°F
(12.79°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1907
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 1934
Mar–May 1929
3-Month
51.20°F
(10.67°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
0.28°F
(0.16°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2012
Ties: 1927
Feb–May 1929
4-Month
45.13°F
(7.29°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
-1.52°F
(-0.85°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1923 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Jan–May 1929
5-Month
41.36°F
(5.20°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-1.98°F
(-1.10°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1924
Dec 1928–May 1929
6-Month
39.96°F
(4.42°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
-1.61°F
(-0.90°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1978
Nov 1928–May 1929
7-Month
40.19°F
(4.55°C)
41.59°F
(5.33°C)
-1.40°F
(-0.78°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Oct 1928–May 1929
8-Month
42.05°F
(5.58°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
-1.11°F
(-0.62°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Sep 1928–May 1929
9-Month
44.41°F
(6.89°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-1.16°F
(-0.65°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Aug 1928–May 1929
10-Month
47.15°F
(8.42°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
-1.07°F
(-0.59°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1936
Jul 1928–May 1929
11-Month
49.54°F
(9.74°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.99°F
(-0.55°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1905, 1973
Jun 1928–May 1929
12-Month
50.90°F
(10.50°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-1.13°F
(-0.63°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Dec 1927–May 1929
18-Month
47.67°F
(8.71°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
-0.86°F
(-0.47°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2017
Jun 1927–May 1929
24-Month
51.36°F
(10.76°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.36°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2017
Jun 1926–May 1929
36-Month
51.68°F
(10.93°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2018
Jun 1925–May 1929
48-Month
51.73°F
(10.96°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2018
Ties: 1902, 1921
Jun 1924–May 1929
60-Month
51.83°F
(11.02°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1920
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2019
Ties: 1962, 1975

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