Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1977
Ties: 1958
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1977
Ties: 1899, 1946
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1950
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1989
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899, 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1895, 1933, 1993
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1912
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1895, 1966
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1937, 1962
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1959, 1972
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1950
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1926, 1982
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1937, 1971
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1952
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1930, 1963, 1994
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1905
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1916, 1919, 1960, 1967
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2000
Ties: 1900, 1912, 1926
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2001
Ties: 1926, 1979, 1997
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1920
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1952, 1969, 1971, 1982

Citing This Page

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