Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1907
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1977
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1907
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1977
Ties: 1926
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1950
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1900, 1929
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899, 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1957, 2001, 2002
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1896, 1902, 1925
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1904
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1906, 1930, 1939, 1952, 2013
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1904
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1922, 1924, 1986
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1904
63rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1904
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1945, 1953
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1904
56th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1902, 1908, 1922, 1973, 2001, 2015
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1904
45th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1900, 1945, 1953, 1961, 2018
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1904
59th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1910
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
70th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1903, 1923, 1983, 2019
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1905
97th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1978
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1901, 1909, 1951, 1968, 1995

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/