Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
58.26°F
(14.59°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-1.94°F
(-1.08°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
54.26°F
(12.37°C)
55.62°F
(13.12°C)
-1.36°F
(-0.75°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
49.39°F
(9.66°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-1.53°F
(-0.85°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
45.42°F
(7.46°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
-1.23°F
(-0.68°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1905
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
42.21°F
(5.67°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-1.13°F
(-0.63°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
40.77°F
(4.87°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
-0.80°F
(-0.45°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
40.85°F
(4.92°C)
41.59°F
(5.33°C)
-0.74°F
(-0.41°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
42.28°F
(5.71°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
-0.88°F
(-0.49°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
44.76°F
(7.09°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-0.81°F
(-0.45°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1905
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
47.62°F
(8.68°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1937
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
50.01°F
(10.01°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.28°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1906
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
51.57°F
(10.87°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
47.99°F
(8.88°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1951, 1952
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.28°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1966
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
51.39°F
(10.77°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
51.40°F
(10.78°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
51.54°F
(10.86°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.24°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1920
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1969, 1970

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/