Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2001
Ties: 1989
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1967
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1992
Ties: 1928, 1949, 1969, 2017
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Ties: 1960
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Ties: 1914, 1968, 1988
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1934
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1934
Ties: 1926
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Ties: 1997
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1959, 2013
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 2003, 2007
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 2012
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1927
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913, 1917, 1949
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015, 2016
Ties: 1940, 1982, 1989, 1998
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1942, 1959, 1962, 1983, 1986, 1995
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Ties: 1937, 1962, 1994
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 1940, 1942, 1943

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/