Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
58.75°F
(14.86°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-1.45°F
(-0.81°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
56.68°F
(13.71°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
1.05°F
(0.58°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1907
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
53.38°F
(11.88°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
2.46°F
(1.37°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1986
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
48.76°F
(9.31°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
2.11°F
(1.17°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
45.28°F
(7.38°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
1.94°F
(1.08°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
42.58°F
(5.88°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
42.50°F
(5.83°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
43.96°F
(6.64°C)
43.17°F
(6.21°C)
0.79°F
(0.43°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
46.29°F
(7.94°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
48.88°F
(9.38°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
0.66°F
(0.37°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
51.07°F
(10.59°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
52.30°F
(11.28°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
48.78°F
(9.32°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
52.22°F
(11.23°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.21°F
(0.11°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1911
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
52.15°F
(11.19°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2018
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
52.13°F
(11.18°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.14°F
(0.07°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1958
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
52.15°F
(11.19°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1920
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/