Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
69.7°F
(20.9°C)
71.3°F
(21.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1896
Ties: 1897, 1946
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1896
Ties: 1898, 1950, 1960, 2008
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1931
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1916, 1934, 1942, 1949, 2001
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1895, 1983, 2014
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1931, 1964, 2014
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940, 1978
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1904
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1924, 1973, 1988, 1993, 1996
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1961
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1951, 1961
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1906, 1947
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1936, 1976
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1969
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1980
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1970
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1978
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1971, 1980
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1970

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2021, retrieved on March 9, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/