Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
72.7°F
(22.6°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1899
Ties: 1942
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1931
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1931
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1986, 2008
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1898, 1929, 1950, 2015
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1946
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1935
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1935, 2000, 2005
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1920, 1925, 1955
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1923, 2005, 2011, 2018
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1923
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1938, 1952, 2001
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1929, 1944, 1952, 1974, 1995, 1996, 2011
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1900, 1916, 1926, 1965, 1967, 1989
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1915, 1960, 1968, 1977, 1983, 1984
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1969, 1978, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/