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 April 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2013
1-Month
60.85°F
(16.03°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
0.65°F
(0.36°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2018
Ties: 1940
Apr–May 2013
2-Month
55.26°F
(12.92°C)
55.62°F
(13.12°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934
Ties: 1899, 1970
Mar–May 2013
3-Month
50.48°F
(10.27°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.24°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–May 2013
4-Month
46.55°F
(8.08°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–May 2013
5-Month
43.69°F
(6.49°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2012–May 2013
6-Month
42.40°F
(5.78°C)
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
0.82°F
(0.46°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1927
Nov 2012–May 2013
7-Month
42.63°F
(5.91°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
1.03°F
(0.58°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2012–May 2013
8-Month
44.04°F
(6.69°C)
43.17°F
(6.21°C)
0.87°F
(0.48°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Sep 2012–May 2013
9-Month
46.51°F
(8.06°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
0.94°F
(0.52°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Aug 2012–May 2013
10-Month
49.24°F
(9.58°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
1.02°F
(0.57°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jul 2012–May 2013
11-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
1.21°F
(0.68°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2012–May 2013
12-Month
53.31°F
(11.84°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2011–May 2013
18-Month
50.96°F
(10.53°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
2.43°F
(1.35°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2011–May 2013
24-Month
54.30°F
(12.39°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.28°F
(1.27°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2010–May 2013
36-Month
53.80°F
(12.11°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.80°F
(1.00°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1918
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2018
Jun 2009–May 2013
48-Month
53.36°F
(11.87°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2018
Jun 2008–May 2013
60-Month
53.26°F
(11.81°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1920
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/