Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1896
Ties: 1926, 1980
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1896
Ties: 1950
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1936, 1986, 1998
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1895
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1946, 2016
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1895
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1932
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1904, 1978
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1927, 1938, 2008
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1904
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1933, 1999
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1904
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1922, 1976
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1904
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1927, 1976
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1904
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1913, 1927, 1949
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1968, 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1913
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1904, 1968
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1913, 1935, 1976
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1953
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1932, 1935, 1949, 1975, 1986, 1987
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1970
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018, 2019
Ties: 1923, 1933, 1935, 1950, 1954, 1991, 2006, 2007
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1969, 1970
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1925, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1949, 1954, 1956, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1988, 2004
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1970
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1934, 1937, 1946, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1957, 1994, 1995, 2004

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/