Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1990
1-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1977
Ties: 1909, 1971, 1973, 1984
Apr–May 1990
2-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1907
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1977
Ties: 1936, 1937, 1968, 1989, 1992
Mar–May 1990
3-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1950
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1976
Feb–May 1990
4-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899, 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–May 1990
5-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Dec 1989–May 1990
6-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1904
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1932
Nov 1989–May 1990
7-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1944, 1946, 1973, 1980
Oct 1989–May 1990
8-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Sep 1989–May 1990
9-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1914, 1939, 1949
Aug 1989–May 1990
10-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Jul 1989–May 1990
11-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1904
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Jun 1989–May 1990
12-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 1902, 1938, 1944, 1953, 1989, 2011
Dec 1988–May 1990
18-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Jun 1988–May 1990
24-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1915, 1935, 1945, 1977, 2010
Jun 1987–May 1990
36-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2000
Ties: 2009
Jun 1986–May 1990
48-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1907
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2001
Jun 1985–May 1990
60-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1920
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002
Ties: 1988, 2011, 2015

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