Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1962
Ties: 1990
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1896
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1960
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 1944, 2009, 2021
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1947, 1960
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 1903, 2001
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1978
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 1950
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1978
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1991
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1940
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1978
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1922, 1950
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1922
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1999
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Ties: 1974, 2019
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1978
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1933
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018, 2019
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1980
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1980, 1981
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/