Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1911
Ties: 1898
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010
Ties: 1950, 1972, 1995
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1926
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1917
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1926
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1923, 1926
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1918
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1905
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1934
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1905, 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1934
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1904, 1905
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1904, 1905
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1977
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1904
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1920, 1934
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1936
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1916, 1936, 1968, 1970
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1906
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1910, 1930, 1973, 1977, 1983
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1899, 1931, 1938, 1960, 1983, 1997
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1908
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1913, 1922, 1924, 1931, 1937, 1941, 1945, 1959, 1961, 1964, 1974, 1983, 1997

Citing This Page

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