Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Great Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
5.3°F
(2.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1953
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1975
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Ties: 1919, 1926, 1936
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1926, 2001, 2012
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1933
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1947
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2018
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2000
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2018
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2018
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2018
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2021
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2014, 2016
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917, 1933
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015
Ties: 1982, 2003, 2014
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015, 2016
Ties: 2012
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 1941, 1992
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1959, 1963, 1982
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1942, 1943, 1961, 1962

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/