Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1911, 1998
Ties: 1930, 1936, 1971, 2007
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1926
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1935
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1926
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1923
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1916, 1934, 1948
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1923
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1896, 1899, 1961
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1923
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1959, 1961
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1923
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1911, 1912
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1923
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1956, 1963
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1922
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1900, 1939
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1905
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1898, 1939, 1940, 1956
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1905
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1903, 1929, 1956, 1977
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1905
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013
Ties: 1900, 1920, 1936, 1963
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013
Ties: 1941, 1964, 1968
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1906
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1903, 1921, 1944, 1945, 1948, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1966, 1969, 1979
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013
Ties: 1931, 1941, 1964, 1970, 1978
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1908
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2013
Ties: 1947, 1959, 1970, 1973

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/