Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1896
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1896
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1932, 1966
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1895
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1964, 1981
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1895
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1914
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904, 1978
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1920, 1931
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1996
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1963, 1966
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1915, 1936, 1966, 1981, 1982
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1915, 1936, 1996
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1968, 1977
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904, 1968
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1980
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1904, 1979
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1941, 1965, 1971, 1981
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1970
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018, 2019
Ties: 1907, 1962
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1969, 1970
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1918, 1920, 1963, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1983
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1970
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/