Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
59.13°F
(15.07°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-1.07°F
(-0.60°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 2011
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
54.64°F
(12.58°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
-0.99°F
(-0.55°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1907
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
50.44°F
(10.24°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
-1.78°F
(-0.99°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
40.27°F
(4.59°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-3.07°F
(-1.71°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
38.53°F
(3.63°C)
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
-3.05°F
(-1.69°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
38.95°F
(3.86°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
-2.65°F
(-1.47°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
40.88°F
(4.93°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
-2.28°F
(-1.27°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
43.65°F
(6.47°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-1.92°F
(-1.07°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
46.47°F
(8.04°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
-1.76°F
(-0.98°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
48.95°F
(9.42°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-1.58°F
(-0.87°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
50.62°F
(10.34°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-1.41°F
(-0.79°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
47.07°F
(8.37°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
-1.47°F
(-0.82°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.51°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1899
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.90°F
(-0.50°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
51.44°F
(10.80°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.31°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
51.42°F
(10.79°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1920
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1905

Citing This Page

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