Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1989
1-Month
60.46°F
(15.81°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2018
Apr–May 1989
2-Month
56.67°F
(13.71°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
1.04°F
(0.58°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1900
Mar–May 1989
3-Month
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Feb–May 1989
4-Month
46.30°F
(7.94°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.20°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Jan–May 1989
5-Month
43.85°F
(6.58°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
0.51°F
(0.28°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Dec 1988–May 1989
6-Month
42.12°F
(5.62°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
0.55°F
(0.30°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Nov 1988–May 1989
7-Month
42.29°F
(5.72°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.69°F
(0.39°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1900
Oct 1988–May 1989
8-Month
43.75°F
(6.53°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1900
Sep 1988–May 1989
9-Month
46.06°F
(7.81°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1957
Aug 1988–May 1989
10-Month
48.82°F
(9.34°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jul 1988–May 1989
11-Month
51.19°F
(10.66°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
0.65°F
(0.36°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1953, 2011
Jun 1988–May 1989
12-Month
52.83°F
(11.57°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.80°F
(0.44°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1974
Dec 1987–May 1989
18-Month
49.19°F
(9.55°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
0.66°F
(0.37°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Jun 1987–May 1989
24-Month
52.62°F
(11.46°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.60°F
(0.34°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Ties: 1940
Jun 1986–May 1989
36-Month
52.78°F
(11.54°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.78°F
(0.43°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Jun 1985–May 1989
48-Month
52.69°F
(11.49°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.70°F
(0.38°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Jun 1984–May 1989
60-Month
52.57°F
(11.43°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1920
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1941

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/