Climate at a Glance

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Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
74.5°F
(23.6°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1899
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
70.8°F
(21.6°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1931
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1915, 2000, 2016
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1931
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1951, 1987, 1992
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1983
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1980
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1979
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1969, 1972, 1984

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/