Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1911, 2015
Ties: 1957
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Ties: 1900
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1926
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1923
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Ties: 1909, 1993
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1923
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010
Ties: 2003
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907, 1923
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1899, 1901
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1912, 1935
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1905
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1959, 1967
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1908, 1961, 1967
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1943
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013, 2017
Ties: 1900, 1963
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1901, 1934, 1964, 1968
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1906
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1903, 1922, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1948, 1959, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1978
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1978, 1979
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1908
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Ties: 1945, 1947, 1948, 1959, 1972, 1973, 1979, 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/