Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1977
Ties: 2007
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1977
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1931
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899, 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1949, 2015, 2018
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1898, 1906, 1930, 1952, 2013
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1975
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1944
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1914, 1949, 1990
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1904
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1904
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1988
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1904
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1914, 1983
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1945, 1955, 1976
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1931, 1981, 1985
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Ties: 1944, 1946, 1983
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2001
Ties: 1902, 1921, 1936, 1966, 1967
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1920
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2002
Ties: 1902, 1938, 1950, 1975, 1983

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/