Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1911, 1998
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1926
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2010
Ties: 1934
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1926
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2010
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1923
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1898, 2017
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1923
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2010
Ties: 1942, 1973
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1923
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2010
Ties: 1987
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1923
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2010
Ties: 1919, 1986, 2008
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1923
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1952, 2001
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1987
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1913, 1919, 1938, 1950, 1964, 1969, 1970, 1989
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1919, 1969, 1981, 1996
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1992, 1997
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013
Ties: 1916, 1921, 1959, 1969, 1990, 2015
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1971
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1906
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1903, 1921, 1944, 1945, 1948, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1966, 1969, 1972
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1940, 1942, 1971, 1974
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1908
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1935, 1940, 1941, 1945, 1946, 1948, 1974, 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/