Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1977
Ties: 1905, 2008
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1977
Ties: 1996
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1950
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1966, 1972
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899, 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1922
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1912
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1945, 1954, 1988, 1995
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1910, 1927, 1945, 2018
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1903, 1911, 1949, 1973, 2018
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1915, 1958
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1901, 1938
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1945, 1953, 2018
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1911, 1957, 1980, 1984
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1901, 1909, 1911, 1914, 1982, 1993
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1905
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1910, 1962, 1983, 1995
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2000
Ties: 1936, 1963, 1969, 1997
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1907
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2001
Ties: 1931, 1946, 1950, 1954, 1959, 1960, 1965, 1978
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1920
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2002
Ties: 1965

Citing This Page

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