Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2004
1-Month
61.92°F
(16.62°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
1.72°F
(0.95°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Apr–May 2004
2-Month
57.30°F
(14.06°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
1.67°F
(0.93°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1907
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Mar–May 2004
3-Month
54.00°F
(12.22°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
3.08°F
(1.71°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Feb–May 2004
4-Month
48.90°F
(9.39°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
2.25°F
(1.25°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan–May 2004
5-Month
45.18°F
(7.32°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
1.84°F
(1.02°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2003–May 2004
6-Month
43.54°F
(6.41°C)
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2003–May 2004
7-Month
43.37°F
(6.32°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
1.77°F
(0.99°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Oct 2003–May 2004
8-Month
45.01°F
(7.23°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
1.85°F
(1.03°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Sep 2003–May 2004
9-Month
47.23°F
(8.46°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
1.66°F
(0.92°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Aug 2003–May 2004
10-Month
49.97°F
(9.98°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
1.75°F
(0.97°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jul 2003–May 2004
11-Month
52.29°F
(11.27°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
1.76°F
(0.98°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jun 2003–May 2004
12-Month
53.60°F
(12.00°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.58°F
(0.88°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Dec 2002–May 2004
18-Month
50.01°F
(10.01°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
1.47°F
(0.82°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2002–May 2004
24-Month
53.35°F
(11.86°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.33°F
(0.74°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Jun 2001–May 2004
36-Month
53.48°F
(11.93°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.48°F
(0.82°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1918
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Jun 2000–May 2004
48-Month
53.17°F
(11.76°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.18°F
(0.65°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2018
Jun 1999–May 2004
60-Month
53.43°F
(11.91°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.45°F
(0.81°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/