Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1899
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1931
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1896
Ties: 1925, 1946, 1957, 1985
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1931
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1898, 1916, 1956
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1984
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1899
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1901, 1928, 1947, 1993
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1936, 1993
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1926, 1969, 1984, 2010
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1936, 1979
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1906, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1971
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1930, 1966, 1975
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1919, 1942, 1990, 1996, 2001
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1900, 1913, 1965, 1983, 1985, 1993, 2014
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1900, 1906, 1915, 1971, 1994
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1905, 1984, 1985
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1962
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 12, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/