Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1977
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1977
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1950
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1899, 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1909, 2019
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1912
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1994
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1904
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1897
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1926, 1952, 1982, 1997
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1913, 1923, 1972
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1930, 1967
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1986
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1921, 1946, 1974, 1986, 2009, 2019
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1941, 1993, 2011, 2016
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2001
Ties: 1924, 1941, 1993, 2016
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1920
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2002
Ties: 1936, 1946, 1976, 1977

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/