Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1896
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1896
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1960
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1951, 1975, 1980
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1895
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1910, 1932, 2010
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1895
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1943, 1989
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1904, 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1929, 1954
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1904
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1897, 1955, 1959, 1973, 2013
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1904
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1948, 1965, 1987, 2013
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1904
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1965, 2010
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1944, 1959, 1975, 1979, 2015
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1968, 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1947, 1975, 1979, 1989, 2015
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1904, 1968
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1926, 1947, 1979, 2014
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1905
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1919, 1960, 1984, 1988
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1970
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018, 2019
Ties: 1901, 1903, 1915, 1959, 1973, 1989
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1969, 1970
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1900, 1916, 1943, 1958, 1977, 1998
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019
Ties: 1917, 1959, 1977, 1986

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/