Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2001
1-Month
62.82°F
(17.12°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
2.62°F
(1.45°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2018
Apr–May 2001
2-Month
57.95°F
(14.42°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
2.32°F
(1.29°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Mar–May 2001
3-Month
52.46°F
(11.37°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
1.54°F
(0.86°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Feb–May 2001
4-Month
47.84°F
(8.80°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan–May 2001
5-Month
44.54°F
(6.97°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1976
Dec 2000–May 2001
6-Month
41.86°F
(5.48°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2000–May 2001
7-Month
41.31°F
(5.17°C)
41.59°F
(5.33°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Oct 2000–May 2001
8-Month
43.04°F
(6.13°C)
43.17°F
(6.21°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.08°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Sep 2000–May 2001
9-Month
45.54°F
(7.52°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Aug 2000–May 2001
10-Month
48.39°F
(9.11°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
0.17°F
(0.10°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jul 2000–May 2001
11-Month
50.71°F
(10.39°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1908
Jun 2000–May 2001
12-Month
52.23°F
(11.24°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1964
Dec 1999–May 2001
18-Month
49.89°F
(9.94°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
1.36°F
(0.76°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 1999–May 2001
24-Month
53.36°F
(11.87°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.35°F
(0.75°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 1998–May 2001
36-Month
53.63°F
(12.02°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2018
Jun 1997–May 2001
48-Month
53.49°F
(11.94°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.50°F
(0.83°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1918
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 1996–May 2001
60-Month
53.20°F
(11.78°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.22°F
(0.68°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1920
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 2012

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/