Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1911, 2015
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2010
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1926
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2010
Ties: 1976, 1988
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1923
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2010
Ties: 1910
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1923
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2010
Ties: 1995
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907, 1923
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1919, 1952, 1985, 1986
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1903, 1985
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1913, 1942, 1960
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1962, 1986
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1910, 1974, 1976
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1913, 1950, 1952, 1988, 1989
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1938, 1988, 1992, 1997
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2013, 2017
Ties: 1976, 1988, 2001
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2013
Ties: 1985
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1906
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1951, 1954
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2013
Ties: 1952, 1998
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1908
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2013
Ties: 1954

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/