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 July 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2019
1-Month
59.47°F
(15.26°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.41°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Apr–May 2019
2-Month
56.15°F
(13.42°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1907
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934
Ties: 1906
Mar–May 2019
3-Month
50.85°F
(10.47°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Feb–May 2019
4-Month
46.10°F
(7.83°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.31°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1966
Jan–May 2019
5-Month
43.38°F
(6.32°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1988, 2011
Dec 2018–May 2019
6-Month
42.08°F
(5.60°C)
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Nov 2018–May 2019
7-Month
41.78°F
(5.43°C)
41.59°F
(5.33°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1994
Oct 2018–May 2019
8-Month
43.27°F
(6.26°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1964
Sep 2018–May 2019
9-Month
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1955
Aug 2018–May 2019
10-Month
48.72°F
(9.29°C)
48.22°F
(9.01°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Jul 2018–May 2019
11-Month
51.15°F
(10.64°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.62°F
(0.35°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Jun 2018–May 2019
12-Month
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.82°F
(0.45°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 2009
Dec 2017–May 2019
18-Month
49.64°F
(9.80°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
1.11°F
(0.62°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Jun 2017–May 2019
24-Month
53.27°F
(11.82°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.25°F
(0.70°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Jun 2016–May 2019
36-Month
53.89°F
(12.16°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.89°F
(1.05°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Jun 2015–May 2019
48-Month
54.17°F
(12.32°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
2.18°F
(1.21°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Jun 2014–May 2019
60-Month
54.00°F
(12.22°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
2.02°F
(1.12°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1920
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/