Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1911, 2015
Ties: 1977
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2010
Ties: 1910, 1931, 1934, 1951, 2001
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1926
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1903
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1923
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1915, 1933, 1937
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1923
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2010
Ties: 1915, 1932, 1958
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907, 1923
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 2009
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1952, 1957, 1989, 1997
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1945, 1962, 1984, 1992, 1997
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1929, 1989, 1990, 2015
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1969, 1990, 2015
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1990
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1919, 1969, 1973, 1981
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013, 2017
Ties: 1913, 1948, 1966, 1971, 1993
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1957
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1906
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1910, 1915, 1923, 1930, 1937, 1968
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1940, 1978
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1908
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1940, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1959, 1972, 1973, 1982

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