Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
71.6°F
(22.0°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1899
Ties: 1903, 1983
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1931
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1896
Ties: 1916, 1942, 1950, 1960, 1984
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1931
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1949, 1966
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1924, 1968
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1958, 1964
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1983, 2001
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1902, 1905, 1983, 1988
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1936, 1981
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1964, 1988
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1926, 1936, 1951, 1959
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1906, 1914, 1947, 1975
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1969
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1941, 1959, 1960, 1968, 1984
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1980
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1978
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019

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/