Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of May 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
59.13°F
(15.07°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-1.07°F
(-0.60°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2018
Ties: 1979
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
55.54°F
(13.08°C)
55.62°F
(13.12°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1907
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1934
Ties: 1940, 1947
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
51.39°F
(10.77°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
46.80°F
(8.22°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
43.38°F
(6.32°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Ties: 1988
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
41.56°F
(5.31°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
41.67°F
(5.37°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
43.48°F
(6.38°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
46.04°F
(7.80°C)
45.58°F
(7.54°C)
0.46°F
(0.26°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
48.84°F
(9.36°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
51.19°F
(10.66°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.66°F
(0.37°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1953, 1989
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
52.80°F
(11.56°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
49.02°F
(9.46°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
0.49°F
(0.28°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2017
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
52.42°F
(11.34°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.41°F
(0.22°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2017
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
52.56°F
(11.42°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2018
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
52.68°F
(11.49°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2018
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
52.83°F
(11.57°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1920
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/