Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1907
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1977
Ties: 1954
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1907
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1977
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1923 1950
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1923
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899, 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1913, 2019
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1909
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1960, 1967, 1994
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1928, 1940, 1977
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1933, 1977, 1984, 1993
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1966
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1928, 1959, 1967, 1971
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1950
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1938, 1943, 1946
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1905
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1925, 1968, 1972, 2014
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2000
Ties: 1910, 1959, 1965, 1966, 1978
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2001
Ties: 1994
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1920
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2002
Ties: 1903, 1911, 1926, 1937, 1940, 1960, 1962, 1968, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/