Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
60.98°F
(16.10°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
0.78°F
(0.43°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2018
Ties: 2003
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
55.82°F
(13.23°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1907
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1934
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
50.22°F
(10.12°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1935
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
46.58°F
(8.10°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 2008
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
43.21°F
(6.23°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
41.64°F
(5.36°C)
41.59°F
(5.33°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1950
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
43.24°F
(6.24°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
45.63°F
(7.57°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1914
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
48.50°F
(9.17°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1940
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
50.77°F
(10.43°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.24°F
(0.14°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1931
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
52.17°F
(11.21°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
49.12°F
(9.51°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
52.63°F
(11.46°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.62°F
(0.34°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
52.31°F
(11.28°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2018
Ties: 1943
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.03°F
(0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2018
Ties: 1922, 1923, 1948
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
52.32°F
(11.29°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1920
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1955

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