Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1977
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1977
Ties: 1959
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1950
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1915, 1927
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899, 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1951, 1971
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1915
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1904
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1909
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1935, 1938, 1975, 2001, 2015
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1906, 1911, 1922, 1934, 1968, 1973, 1974, 2003, 2013
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1904
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1938, 1961
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1904
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1915, 1944
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1904
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1900, 1915, 1974
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1909, 1911, 1914, 1961, 1982, 1993
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1905
44th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1934, 1940, 1958
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2000
Ties: 1898, 1909, 1951, 1968, 1995
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1907
83rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2001
Ties: 1910, 1916, 1937, 1963
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1920
103rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1913, 1952, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1982

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