Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1896
Ties: 1907, 1963
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1896
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1909, 1981
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1895
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1937, 2005
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1895
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1905
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904, 1978
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1900
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1941, 2001
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1936, 1996
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1910, 1941, 1951, 1981
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1968, 1977
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1899, 1917, 1926, 1983, 1984
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904, 1968
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1920, 1989
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1919, 1960, 1984, 1997
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1926, 1940, 1952, 1956, 1985, 1998, 2014
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018, 2019
Ties: 1986
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1969, 1970
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1925, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1949, 1954, 1956, 1974, 1975, 1976, 2004
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1970
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1927, 1929, 1930, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1948, 1975, 1989

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/