Climate at a Glance

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1902
1-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1896
Ties: 1916, 2012
Apr–May 1902
2-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1907
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1896
Ties: 1918, 1974, 1981
Mar–May 1902
3-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1960
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1964, 1970, 2008
Feb–May 1902
4-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1895
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Jan–May 1902
5-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1895
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2017
Dec 1901–May 1902
6-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1904, 1978
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1901
Nov 1901–May 1902
7-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Oct 1901–May 1902
8-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Sep 1901–May 1902
9-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Aug 1901–May 1902
10-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Jul 1901–May 1902
11-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968, 1977
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1958
Jun 1901–May 1902
12-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904, 1968
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1963
Dec 1900–May 1902
18-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1968
Jun 1900–May 1902
24-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1931, 1962, 1980, 1984
Jun 1899–May 1902
36-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2018, 2019
Ties: 1912
Jun 1898–May 1902
48-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest to Date 1969, 1970
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2019, 2020
Ties: 1911, 1917, 1921, 1973, 1985
Jun 1897–May 1902
60-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2020
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1915

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/