Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1977
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2001
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1967
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1992
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Ties: 1912, 1991
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Ties: 1911, 1932, 1952
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1922
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1952
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1952
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1922
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1897, 1930, 1952, 1975
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1913, 1917, 1949
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015, 2016
Ties: 1908, 1946, 1965, 1973
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1900, 1905, 1975
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1913
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1899, 1904, 1906, 1910, 1923, 1924, 1945, 1952
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1910, 1918, 1950

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/