Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1911
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1907
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1926
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1926
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1940
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1916, 1961, 1967
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1905
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1977
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1905, 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1943
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904, 1905
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1961, 1968
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1904, 1905
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1914, 2014, 2015
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1981, 2014
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1929, 1934, 1945, 1980
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1900, 1930, 1945, 1948, 1961, 1973, 1981, 1983, 1995, 1997
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1906
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1923, 1939, 1988, 1990, 1997
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1951, 1953, 1998
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1908
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2020
Ties: 1957, 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/