Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1977
Ties: 1909, 1971, 1984, 1990
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1977
Ties: 1916
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1950
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1918, 1922
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899, 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1942
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1946, 1986
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1955
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1944, 1946, 1980, 1990
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1903, 1911, 1949, 1961, 2018
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1901, 1906, 1911, 1922, 1934, 1968, 1974, 2003, 2013
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1898, 1902, 1908, 1922, 2001, 2015
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1940, 1957
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1906, 1924, 2009
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1920, 1928, 1967
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1909, 1957
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2000
Ties: 1948, 1960, 1981, 2015
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2001
Ties: 1912, 1914, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1981
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1920
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1912, 1951, 1953, 1963, 1980, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/