Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
61.07°F
(16.15°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
0.87°F
(0.48°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
55.26°F
(12.92°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.21°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1934
Ties: 1899, 2013
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
49.67°F
(9.82°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-1.25°F
(-0.69°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
46.09°F
(7.83°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.30°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
42.30°F
(5.72°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-1.04°F
(-0.58°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
40.83°F
(4.91°C)
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.41°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1949
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
40.94°F
(4.97°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.36°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1897, 1949
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
42.20°F
(5.67°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
-0.96°F
(-0.53°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
44.79°F
(7.11°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
47.64°F
(8.69°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
50.04°F
(10.02°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
51.44°F
(10.80°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1896, 1897
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
47.75°F
(8.75°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
51.30°F
(10.72°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
51.34°F
(10.74°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.37°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
51.53°F
(10.85°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1904
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
51.54°F
(10.86°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1920
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1969, 1971

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