Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
59.18°F
(15.10°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-1.02°F
(-0.57°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2018
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
53.97°F
(12.21°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
-1.66°F
(-0.92°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1934
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
50.56°F
(10.31°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
46.89°F
(8.27°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
44.80°F
(7.11°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
1.46°F
(0.81°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
42.90°F
(6.06°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
1.33°F
(0.74°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1938
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
42.48°F
(5.82°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
46.24°F
(7.91°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1911
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
48.90°F
(9.39°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
51.19°F
(10.66°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.66°F
(0.37°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1989, 2011
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
52.82°F
(11.57°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
49.03°F
(9.46°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2017
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1964
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
51.90°F
(11.06°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.05°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
51.94°F
(11.08°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1976, 1982
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
51.89°F
(11.05°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1928

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