Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1911, 2015
Ties: 1937
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2010
Ties: 2006
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1926
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2010
Ties: 1986
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
4.6°F
(2.5°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1923
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2010
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1923
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2010
Ties: 1983
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907, 1923
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 2004
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1929
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1898
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1924, 1946, 1966
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1905
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1929, 1973, 1987
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1905
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1903, 1929, 1969, 1973, 1975, 1996, 2001, 2014, 2015
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1919, 1969, 1973, 1979
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1905
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013, 2017
Ties: 1960, 2005
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1980
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1906
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1960, 1975, 1996
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1939, 1947, 1948, 1961, 1974, 1982
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1908
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1935, 1942, 1946, 1961

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/