Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
60.76°F
(15.98°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
55.24°F
(12.91°C)
55.62°F
(13.12°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1934
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
49.68°F
(9.82°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-1.24°F
(-0.69°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
45.90°F
(7.72°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.42°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1910
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
41.06°F
(5.03°C)
41.59°F
(5.33°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1977
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
43.11°F
(6.17°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
45.38°F
(7.43°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
47.84°F
(8.80°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
49.97°F
(9.98°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1965
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
51.46°F
(10.81°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
47.99°F
(8.88°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.31°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1952, 1971
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
51.76°F
(10.98°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1909, 1910, 1960, 1963
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
51.73°F
(10.96°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2018
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
51.75°F
(10.97°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2018
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
51.77°F
(10.98°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.13°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1920
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/