Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
7.0°F
(3.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1977
Ties: 1974, 2014
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1950
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1948
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899, 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1939, 1949, 2015
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1910, 1927, 1945, 1961
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1915, 1957, 1977
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1903, 1911, 1949, 1961, 1973
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1980
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1948, 1958, 1980, 2011
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1945, 1953, 1961
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1945, 1958, 2008
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1998, 2003
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1905
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2001
Ties: 2000, 2007
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Ties: 1935, 1992, 2005, 2014

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/