Climate at a Glance

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Great Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1953
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1934
Ties: 1902
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1975
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1934
Ties: 1952
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1934
Ties: 1946, 1974, 1985
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1933
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Ties: 1914, 2021
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1996
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1934
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1934
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1934
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1934
Ties: 2017
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1954, 1959, 1978, 2014
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1978
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1954, 1959
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917, 1933
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 2005, 2006
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015, 2016
Ties: 1982, 1990, 1992, 1993, 2006, 2008
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1959, 1962, 1995
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Ties: 1936, 1943, 1961, 1996, 2011
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 1936, 1989

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/