Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
62.24°F
(16.80°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
2.04°F
(1.13°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
57.04°F
(13.91°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
1.41°F
(0.78°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1934
Ties: 1981, 2015
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
50.66°F
(10.37°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1903, 1997
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
46.73°F
(8.18°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
40.82°F
(4.90°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.42°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
40.78°F
(4.88°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.45°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
42.41°F
(5.78°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.42°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
44.74°F
(7.08°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-0.83°F
(-0.46°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
47.54°F
(8.63°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.38°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
49.88°F
(9.93°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.65°F
(-0.36°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1906
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
48.15°F
(8.97°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
51.91°F
(11.06°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1976
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
51.75°F
(10.97°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Ties: 1966
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Ties: 1950, 1967
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
51.83°F
(11.02°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 1929, 1975

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