Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-5.3°F
(-3.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1911, 1998
Ties: 1907
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1926
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1926
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1923
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1923
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010
Ties: 1950
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1923
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1923
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010
Ties: 1901, 1940, 1994
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1923
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1963, 1972
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1899, 2003
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1922, 1925, 1948, 1961, 1977
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1905
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1898, 1939, 1940, 1972
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1903, 1929, 1972, 1977
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1903, 1943, 1947, 1964, 1975, 1982
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1910, 1947, 1960
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1906
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1949, 1976
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1986, 2004
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1908
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/