Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1911, 2015
Ties: 1901, 1943, 1971, 1976, 2000
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1926
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1923
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Ties: 2015
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1923
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Ties: 1924
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907, 1923
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1909, 1963, 1972
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1900, 1906, 2014
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1941, 1993, 2014
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1936, 1968
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1898, 1922, 1957, 1968, 1970
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1929, 1936, 1946, 1968, 1972
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2013, 2017
Ties: 1937, 1943, 1962, 1970
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2013
Ties: 1931, 1942, 1977, 1987, 1988, 1990
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1906
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1934, 1938, 1958, 1982
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2013
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1961, 1974, 1981, 1982
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1908
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2013
Ties: 1936, 1941

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/