Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1985
1-Month
62.08°F
(16.71°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
1.88°F
(1.04°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Apr–May 1985
2-Month
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
2.59°F
(1.44°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Mar–May 1985
3-Month
53.31°F
(11.84°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
2.39°F
(1.33°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–May 1985
4-Month
47.70°F
(8.72°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
1.05°F
(0.58°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jan–May 1985
5-Month
43.42°F
(6.34°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Dec 1984–May 1985
6-Month
41.94°F
(5.52°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1930
Nov 1984–May 1985
7-Month
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
41.59°F
(5.33°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Oct 1984–May 1985
8-Month
43.35°F
(6.31°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Sep 1984–May 1985
9-Month
45.55°F
(7.53°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Aug 1984–May 1985
10-Month
48.31°F
(9.06°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1901
Jul 1984–May 1985
11-Month
50.57°F
(10.32°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1901, 1963
Jun 1984–May 1985
12-Month
52.07°F
(11.15°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1943, 1950
Dec 1983–May 1985
18-Month
48.13°F
(8.96°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Jun 1983–May 1985
24-Month
51.92°F
(11.07°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.05°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Jun 1982–May 1985
36-Month
51.92°F
(11.07°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1964
Jun 1981–May 1985
48-Month
51.90°F
(11.06°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1949
Jun 1980–May 1985
60-Month
52.18°F
(11.21°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1920
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2019, retrieved on June 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/