Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
60.84°F
(16.02°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
0.64°F
(0.35°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 2015
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
56.22°F
(13.46°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1907
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
51.30°F
(10.72°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
46.60°F
(8.11°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
43.18°F
(6.21°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
41.35°F
(5.19°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.13°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1909
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
41.59°F
(5.33°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
45.70°F
(7.61°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
48.46°F
(9.14°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
0.23°F
(0.12°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1945
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
50.65°F
(10.36°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
52.09°F
(11.16°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
48.67°F
(9.26°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1928
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
51.95°F
(11.08°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1994
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
52.13°F
(11.18°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.14°F
(0.07°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1920
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 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/