Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1977
Ties: 1909, 1973, 1984, 1990
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1977
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1950
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1913, 2008
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899, 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1901, 1951
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1929
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1916, 1960, 1982
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1916, 1960
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1937, 1970
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1928, 1947, 1959, 1967
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1903, 1923
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1906, 1907, 1960
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1905
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1897, 1926, 2015
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1938, 1972
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2001
Ties: 1912, 1914, 1969, 1972, 1973, 1981
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1920
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1952, 1969, 1970, 1982

Citing This Page

  • 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/