Climate at a Glance

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Southeast Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1896
Ties: 1932, 1978
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1961
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1934, 1935
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1931, 1960
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1964, 1970, 1986
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1895
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1904, 1912, 1937, 1942, 1988, 1996
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2017
Ties: 1902, 1920, 1970
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012, 2017
Ties: 1910, 1912, 1924, 1928, 1980
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012, 2017
Ties: 1911
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1983
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1912, 1917, 2014
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1901, 1912, 1917, 1944, 1973
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1919, 1944, 1965, 1975
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1901, 1908, 1912, 1919, 1930, 1959, 1962, 1965
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1902, 1941, 1970
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1904, 1918, 1961
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1902, 1965, 1981
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018, 2019
Ties: 1968
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1971
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019, 2020
Ties: 1905, 1966, 1968
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1906, 1964, 1967

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/