Climate at a Glance

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Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
72.7°F
(22.6°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1899
Ties: 1972
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1931
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1896
Ties: 1916, 1950, 1960, 1979, 1984
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1931
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1950, 1968
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1960
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2012
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1912
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Ties: 1980
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Ties: 1968, 1970, 1980, 2010
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1930, 1947, 1963, 1966
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1944, 1967, 1982
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1900, 1994, 1996, 2001
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1919, 1981, 1990, 1996, 2001
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1919, 1924, 1929, 1947, 1948
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2017
Ties: 1904, 1918, 1985
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1979
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1961
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1915 1980
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2019
Ties: 1902, 1943, 1964, 1982, 1985
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1980
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2020
Ties: 1919, 1943, 1986, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/