Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1967
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2004
Ties: 1974
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1901, 1966
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1895, 1934
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1914, 1924
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1904
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904, 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1963
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1977
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1977
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1924, 1925, 1928, 1935, 1965, 1966, 1980
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1899, 1902, 1910, 1924, 1948, 1980, 1994
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1906
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1903, 1914, 1930, 1937, 1959, 1962, 1977
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1948, 1958, 1960, 1985, 1996
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1908
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012, 2019
Ties: 1937, 1941, 1944

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/