Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

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
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1934, 1962
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1949, 1965, 2008, 2016
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1910
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1911
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1940
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1941, 1947, 1972
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1922, 1941, 1947, 1981
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1898, 1988, 2014
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1928, 1931, 1971, 1981
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1971, 1988, 1993, 2003
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1901, 1959, 1994
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1901, 1931, 1958, 1994
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1911, 1916, 1928, 1968
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1915, 1936, 1940, 1968
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1906
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1909, 1929, 1941, 1963, 1965
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1938, 1944, 1961, 1981
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1908
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1945, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/