Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
59.29°F
(15.16°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.51°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
56.39°F
(13.55°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1954
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
50.77°F
(10.43°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1948, 1968
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
47.18°F
(8.43°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
44.64°F
(7.02°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
1.30°F
(0.72°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
43.22°F
(6.23°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
1.65°F
(0.91°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
43.82°F
(6.57°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
2.22°F
(1.24°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
45.14°F
(7.30°C)
43.17°F
(6.21°C)
1.97°F
(1.09°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
47.42°F
(8.57°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
1.85°F
(1.03°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
50.11°F
(10.06°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
1.89°F
(1.05°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
52.32°F
(11.29°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
1.79°F
(1.00°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
53.73°F
(12.07°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.71°F
(0.95°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
49.78°F
(9.88°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
52.98°F
(11.66°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.97°F
(0.54°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
53.49°F
(11.94°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.49°F
(0.83°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
53.66°F
(12.03°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.67°F
(0.92°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
53.54°F
(11.97°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.56°F
(0.87°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 2003

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/