Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
59.40°F
(15.22°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.80°F
(-0.45°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
53.66°F
(12.03°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
-1.97°F
(-1.10°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1934
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
50.66°F
(10.37°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Ties: 1903, 1962
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
47.01°F
(8.34°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
43.60°F
(6.44°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
41.98°F
(5.54°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
0.41°F
(0.22°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
41.65°F
(5.36°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
43.15°F
(6.19°C)
43.17°F
(6.21°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.02°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
45.40°F
(7.44°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1947
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
48.11°F
(8.95°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
50.43°F
(10.24°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.05°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
52.05°F
(11.14°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 2010
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
48.56°F
(9.20°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1957
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
52.44°F
(11.36°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2018
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2018
Ties: 1939
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019
Ties: 1948, 1961

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