Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
60.24°F
(15.69°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
56.80°F
(13.78°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
50.77°F
(10.43°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1968, 2002
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
45.98°F
(7.77°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.36°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1980
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
42.36°F
(5.76°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-0.98°F
(-0.54°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
40.79°F
(4.88°C)
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.44°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
40.40°F
(4.67°C)
41.59°F
(5.33°C)
-1.19°F
(-0.66°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1922, 2014
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
50.46°F
(10.26°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.03°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
51.81°F
(11.01°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.11°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1928, 1958
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
48.39°F
(9.11°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.07°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
51.82°F
(11.01°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1922, 1981
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.03°F
(0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1922, 1923, 1996
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1920
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1961, 1997

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