Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1911, 2015
Ties: 1922, 2013
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2010
Ties: 1921
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1926
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2010
Ties: 1981
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1923
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2010
Ties: 1931, 1983, 2017
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1923
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2010
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907, 1923
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1919, 1952, 1955, 1985
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1931, 1988, 2004, 2008
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1955, 1962
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1931
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1962, 1976, 2009
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013, 2017
Ties: 1922, 1985, 1996
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 2005
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1906
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1952, 1997
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2013
Ties: 1956
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1908
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2013
Ties: 1933, 1957, 1991, 1995

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