Climate at a Glance

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Great Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1953
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1920, 1932, 1943, 1945, 1960
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1975
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 2015
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1915, 1930, 1956
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1933
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1904, 1915, 1958, 1978, 2006
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1904, 1909, 1946, 1993
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1897, 1982
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1953
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1936, 1968, 1974
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1934
Ties: 1935, 1936, 1953
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1900, 1987, 1995, 1999, 2019
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1987, 1994
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1947, 1956, 1968
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917, 1933
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1960, 1961, 1989, 1990, 1998
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015, 2016
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Ties: 1928, 1935, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2010, 2011
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1935, 1942, 1954, 1960
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1927, 1929, 1934, 1935, 1964, 1978, 1980, 1983

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