Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
58.87°F
(14.93°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-1.33°F
(-0.74°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2018
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
53.77°F
(12.09°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
-1.86°F
(-1.04°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1934
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
50.34°F
(10.19°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
47.11°F
(8.39°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
0.46°F
(0.25°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
43.63°F
(6.46°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1935
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
41.42°F
(5.23°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1955
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.01°F
(0.01°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1919, 1966
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
43.26°F
(6.26°C)
43.17°F
(6.21°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
45.83°F
(7.68°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1928, 1945, 1964
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
48.47°F
(9.15°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
50.78°F
(10.43°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
52.31°F
(11.28°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1972
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
48.41°F
(9.12°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.06°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
51.87°F
(11.04°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1983
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
51.94°F
(11.08°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1963
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
51.91°F
(11.06°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2018
Ties: 1927
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1920
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1948, 1997

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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/