Climate at a Glance

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1896
Ties: 1900
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1896
Ties: 1903, 1909, 1937, 1987, 2008
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1960
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 2001
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1895
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1974, 1977
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1895
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904, 1978
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1974
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 2002
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1957
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1913, 1927, 1939
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1968, 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904, 1968
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 2009
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1932, 1935, 1939, 1975, 1986, 1987
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1970
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2018, 2019
Ties: 1898, 1927, 1929, 1937, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1953, 2003, 2005
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1969, 1970
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1925, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1954, 1956, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1988, 2004
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1970
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1924, 1938, 2000, 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/