Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1911, 2015
Ties: 1983, 1996
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2010
Ties: 1944, 1970
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1926
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2010
Ties: 1929, 2015, 2017
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1923
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2010
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1923
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2010
Ties: 1941, 1966, 1969, 2019
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1907, 1923
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1964, 1969, 1990, 1992, 1993
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1946, 1993
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1902, 1924, 1936
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1898, 1902, 1972
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1950, 1989, 2001
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1919, 1997, 2005
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1955, 1988, 1992, 1997
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2013, 2017
Ties: 1951
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2013
Ties: 1983, 1997, 2004
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1906
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1934, 1939, 1958, 1982
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Ties: 1922, 1935, 1942, 1946, 1959, 1971, 1972, 1973
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1908
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2013
Ties: 1923

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/