Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1911, 1998
Ties: 1951
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1926
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Ties: 1902, 1905, 1946, 1962, 1994
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1926
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Ties: 1950
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1923
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Ties: 1897, 1913, 1927, 1992, 1995
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1923
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1963, 1971
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1923
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Ties: 1906, 1930
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1923
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010
Ties: 1901, 1956, 1994
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1923
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1961
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1896, 1943, 1948, 1963, 1967
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1971, 1982, 2003
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1905
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1898, 1939, 1956, 1972
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1916, 1948, 1978, 1982
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1898, 1934, 1957
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1921, 1965, 1973
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1906
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1931, 1934, 1942, 1946, 1971, 1995
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1942, 1971, 1974, 1979
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1908
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Ties: 1935, 1941, 1945, 1946, 1948, 1974, 1975, 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/