Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
59.09°F
(15.05°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-1.11°F
(-0.62°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
56.08°F
(13.38°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
51.15°F
(10.64°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
46.05°F
(7.81°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.32°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1983
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
42.81°F
(6.01°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1915
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
41.69°F
(5.38°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
0.12°F
(0.06°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
41.87°F
(5.48°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1931
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
43.53°F
(6.41°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
0.37°F
(0.21°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
45.87°F
(7.71°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
48.49°F
(9.16°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
50.80°F
(10.44°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1988
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
52.22°F
(11.23°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1925
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
49.00°F
(9.44°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2017
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
52.43°F
(11.35°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
52.42°F
(11.34°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
52.52°F
(11.40°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
52.62°F
(11.46°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.64°F
(0.36°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1920
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1934

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2019, retrieved on June 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/