Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1911, 2015
Ties: 2011
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1897, 1973, 1975, 1983, 1984, 2000
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1926
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1896
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1923
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1895
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1923
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1895, 1901, 1971, 1972
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907, 1923
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1927, 1968, 1982
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1901
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1900, 1914
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1909, 1922
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1916, 1924, 1930, 1956
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1905
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1896, 1899, 1916, 1994
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013, 2017
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1928, 1994
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1905
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1909, 1915, 1925, 1966, 1994
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1906
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1903, 1922, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1948, 1959, 1971, 1972, 1973
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1940, 1979
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1908
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1960, 1964, 1974, 1975, 1980

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/