Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
59.23°F
(15.13°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.97°F
(-0.54°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1930
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
54.03°F
(12.24°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
-1.60°F
(-0.89°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Ties: 1995
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
50.78°F
(10.43°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
46.48°F
(8.04°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
43.10°F
(6.17°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
40.90°F
(4.94°C)
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.38°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
40.62°F
(4.79°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
-0.98°F
(-0.54°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
42.08°F
(5.60°C)
43.17°F
(6.21°C)
-1.09°F
(-0.61°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1924, 1978
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
44.56°F
(6.98°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.56°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
47.27°F
(8.48°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
-0.95°F
(-0.53°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
49.54°F
(9.74°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
-1.00°F
(-0.56°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1905, 1929
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.94°F
(-0.52°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
48.11°F
(8.95°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1994
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
51.70°F
(10.94°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
51.66°F
(10.92°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
51.60°F
(10.89°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1920
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/