Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1896
Ties: 1952, 1957, 1977, 2017
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 1896
Ties: 1905, 1962, 1970, 1986, 1998
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1977, 2004
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1895
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1991
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1895
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904, 1978
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1927, 1939, 2008
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1927, 2018
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 2005
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1962, 2009, 2011
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1907, 1925, 1934, 1943
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1968, 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1930, 1934, 1987, 1994, 2003, 2005, 2013
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904, 1968
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1896, 1901, 1916, 1929, 1934, 1987, 1992, 2003, 2009
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 1923, 1946, 1955, 2002
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1970
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018, 2019
Ties: 1928, 1936, 1947, 1956, 1975
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1969, 1970
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019, 2020
Ties: 1925, 1937, 1939, 1940, 1949, 1954, 1956, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1988, 2004
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1970
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1924, 1949, 2000, 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/