Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1910, 1924
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1924, 1931, 1966, 2005
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1952, 1967
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1895
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1936, 1989
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1895
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1923, 1965
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1897, 1955, 1959, 1997, 2013
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1897, 1907, 1934, 1983, 2003
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1897, 1908, 1994, 2014
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1908, 1928, 1965, 1989
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968, 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1912, 1920, 1928, 1956, 2014
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1968
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1956, 1960, 1993
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1925, 1929, 1937, 2015
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1901, 1914, 1936, 1937
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018, 2019
Ties: 1901, 1903, 1915, 1959, 1989, 1997
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969, 1970
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1917, 1921, 1985
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 1904, 1919, 1920

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/