Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
65.41°F
(18.56°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
5.21°F
(2.89°C)
124ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
1ˢᵗ Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
57.23°F
(14.02°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
112ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
13ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
52.40°F
(11.33°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
1.48°F
(0.82°C)
103ʳᵈ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
22ⁿᵈ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
48.18°F
(8.99°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
1.53°F
(0.85°C)
101ˢᵗ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
24ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
44.97°F
(7.21°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
104ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
21ˢᵗ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
43.19°F
(6.22°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
1.62°F
(0.90°C)
105ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
19ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
43.46°F
(6.37°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
1.86°F
(1.04°C)
112ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
12ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
44.98°F
(7.21°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
1.82°F
(1.01°C)
113ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
11ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2005
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
47.35°F
(8.53°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
1.78°F
(0.99°C)
114ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
10ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
49.82°F
(9.90°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
1.59°F
(0.88°C)
113ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
11ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
52.17°F
(11.21°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
1.64°F
(0.92°C)
114ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
10ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.66°F
(0.92°C)
115ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
9ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
50.69°F
(10.38°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
2.15°F
(1.19°C)
116ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
7ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1999
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
54.40°F
(12.44°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
2.39°F
(1.32°C)
121ˢᵗ Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
2ⁿᵈ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
54.60°F
(12.56°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
2.60°F
(1.45°C)
121ˢᵗ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1ˢᵗ Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
54.28°F
(12.38°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
2.29°F
(1.27°C)
120ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1ˢᵗ Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
53.87°F
(12.15°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.89°F
(1.05°C)
119ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1920
1ˢᵗ Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2018, retrieved on June 22, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/