Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1911
Ties: 1947, 1969
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2010
Ties: 1945, 1968, 2019
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1926
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1918, 2011
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1926
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1949, 1976, 1999
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1919, 1987
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1975, 1988
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1910, 1929
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1931, 1937, 1952, 1974, 1988, 2009
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905, 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1910, 1922, 1972, 1973
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904, 1905
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1929, 1974, 1976
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904, 1905
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1898, 1974, 1976
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1976, 2009
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1955, 1986, 1988
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2013
Ties: 1985
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1906
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2013
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1931
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Ties: 1899, 1931, 1940, 1960, 1983, 1997
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1908
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/