Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2001
Ties: 1932, 1938, 1983
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1967
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1992
Ties: 1972, 1979, 2019
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1914, 1968, 1981
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1990
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1905, 1925, 1939, 1989
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1924, 1927, 1938, 1961, 1966, 1982
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1968
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1900, 1968, 1986, 2006
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1989, 2006, 2019
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1914, 1926, 1941
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1938, 1980, 1982, 1987, 1990, 2008
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1989
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913, 1917, 1949
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015, 2016
Ties: 1934
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2016
Ties: 1940, 1941, 1982, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1996, 2001, 2010
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1936, 1943, 1982, 1983, 1987
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1941, 1961, 1984

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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/