Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1977
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2001
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1967
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1992
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2000, 2016, 2017
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2013
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1926, 1996
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1986
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1959, 2009
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1997, 2009, 2013, 2016
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2007
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015
Ties: 1959, 1987, 1993, 2003
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913, 1917, 1949
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015, 2016
Ties: 1981, 1982, 1989, 1998
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1941, 1982, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1996, 2001, 2010
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1960, 1963, 1984
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1942, 1943, 1981

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/