Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1977
Ties: 1906, 1948, 1957, 2004
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1977
Ties: 1948, 1969, 2017
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899, 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2006
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1941
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1919, 1983
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1985, 2005
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 2004
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1931, 1939, 1985
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Ties: 1948, 1960, 1973, 2015
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2001
Ties: 1912, 1914, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2002
Ties: 1912, 1951, 1953, 1963, 1973, 1980

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/