Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of May 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
59.45°F
(15.25°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.42°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
54.05°F
(12.25°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
-1.58°F
(-0.88°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1934
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
48.98°F
(9.43°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-1.94°F
(-1.08°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
45.62°F
(7.57°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-1.02°F
(-0.56°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1909
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
42.58°F
(5.88°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-0.76°F
(-0.42°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
41.03°F
(5.02°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
41.64°F
(5.36°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1996
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
43.19°F
(6.22°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
45.47°F
(7.48°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 2014
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
48.13°F
(8.96°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1907
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
50.50°F
(10.28°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.01°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
52.07°F
(11.15°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1943, 1985
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
48.32°F
(9.07°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.11°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
51.86°F
(11.03°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
51.85°F
(11.03°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1903, 1925
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Ties: 1962, 1967
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
51.93°F
(11.07°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1920
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2019, retrieved on June 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/