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 August 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
59.31°F
(15.17°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.89°F
(-0.50°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1916, 1920
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
55.95°F
(13.31°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1907
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1934
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-1.65°F
(-0.92°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
44.58°F
(6.99°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-2.06°F
(-1.14°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1923 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
41.56°F
(5.31°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-1.78°F
(-0.99°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
40.62°F
(4.79°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
-0.95°F
(-0.53°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
40.34°F
(4.63°C)
41.59°F
(5.33°C)
-1.25°F
(-0.70°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
41.97°F
(5.54°C)
43.17°F
(6.21°C)
-1.20°F
(-0.67°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
44.50°F
(6.94°C)
45.58°F
(7.54°C)
-1.08°F
(-0.60°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
47.36°F
(8.53°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
-0.86°F
(-0.48°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1905, 1975
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
49.75°F
(9.86°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
51.43°F
(10.79°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.34°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.25°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
51.76°F
(10.98°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1909, 1910, 1951, 1963
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
51.78°F
(10.99°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
51.95°F
(11.08°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.03°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1974
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
51.91°F
(11.06°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1920
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1965

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/