Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
71.3°F
(21.8°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1899
Ties: 1945
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1931
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1896
Ties: 1904, 1952, 2013
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1931
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1996
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1960
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1978
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1931
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1960
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1977
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1977
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1899, 1915, 1969
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1977
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1899
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1977
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1915, 1924, 1993, 2014
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1977
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 2014
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1977
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1914, 1994
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1978
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1914, 1964, 1983, 1988
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1979
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1903, 1920, 1958, 1986, 1993, 1998
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1980
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1926, 1932, 1947, 1989, 1998, 2004
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1980
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1915, 1941, 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/