Climate at a Glance

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Great Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1953
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1934
Ties: 1913
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1975
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1934
Ties: 1915, 1984
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1907, 1937, 2019
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1933
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1902, 1905, 1939
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1895
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1913
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1975
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1964
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1896
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1906
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1896, 1906
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917, 1933
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1905, 1908, 1957, 1958, 1962
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015, 2016
Ties: 1962, 1968
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1929, 1956, 1958
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1934, 1939, 1968, 1987
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1947, 1967

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/