Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1911, 2015
Ties: 1909, 1954
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1897, 1975, 1978, 1983, 1984, 2000
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1926
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2010
Ties: 1953, 2004, 2016
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1923
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2010
Ties: 1985
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1923
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2010
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907, 1923
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1988, 2008, 2011
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1987
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1928, 1929, 1950, 1975, 2005
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1969, 1987, 2019
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1929, 1981, 1987
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1903, 1929, 1969, 1975, 1981, 1996, 2001, 2014, 2015
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1919, 1969, 1979, 1981
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2013, 2017
Ties: 1899, 1901, 1916, 1967
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1910, 1943, 1956, 1960, 1962, 1969
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1906
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1903, 1922, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1948, 1959, 1971, 1972, 1978
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1922, 1935, 1938, 1942, 1946, 1959, 1971, 1972
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1908
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1940, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1959, 1972, 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 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/