Climate at a Glance

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Ohio Valley Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1896
Ties: 1928, 1973, 1984
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1960
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1978
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1978
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1978
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1978
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1926
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1978
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1905, 1960
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1978
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1951, 1982
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1936, 1958, 1982
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1980, 1982
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1979
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1927, 1948, 1958, 1981, 1984, 1996
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1909, 1920, 1972, 1989, 1990, 1998
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1898, 1936, 1946
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1980
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1937, 1938, 1988, 1989, 1991, 2004, 2015
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1981
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1944, 1948, 1953, 1959, 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/