Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2001
Ties: 1932, 1983, 1988
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1967
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1992
Ties: 1974
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1934
Ties: 1980, 1995, 1999
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1934
Ties: 1899, 1909, 1952, 2010
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Ties: 1908, 1957, 2010
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Ties: 1965, 1966
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1924, 1927, 1961, 1966, 1982, 1988
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1905, 1927, 2019
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1918, 1928, 1930, 2001
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1918, 1941, 1963, 1987, 2001
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1918, 1930
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1980, 1982, 1987, 1988, 1990, 2008
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1910, 1914, 1924, 1929, 1964, 1972, 1973, 1983
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913, 1917, 1949
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015, 2016
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1984, 1999
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1932
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1913
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1931, 1939, 1964, 1968, 1969, 1979, 1985
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1982, 1989, 1994, 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/