Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1977
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2001
Ties: 1895, 1951, 1982
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1967
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1992
Ties: 1907, 1976, 2008
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1930
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1897, 1902, 1908, 1918, 1935
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1909, 1915, 1919, 1950, 1965
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1918, 1924, 1974
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1972
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1902, 1965, 1993
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1927, 1950, 1953, 1966, 1982
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1900, 1931, 1947
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1907, 1946, 1976
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1897, 1925, 1953, 1976, 1991
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1918
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913, 1917, 1949
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015, 2016
Ties: 1903, 1914, 1922
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1901, 1945, 1947, 1955, 1964, 1974, 1977
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1913
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2018
Ties: 1902, 1907, 1921, 1932, 1965, 1966, 1977
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1904, 1905, 1908, 1922, 1975, 1977

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/