Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1967
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2018
Ties: 1895
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2019
Ties: 1927, 1932, 1950, 1956
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1960
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1899, 1930, 1935
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1895
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1978
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1956, 1962, 1965, 1993
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1906, 1911, 1941, 1951, 1962, 1987, 2014
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1944, 1947, 1989, 2011
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1904
70th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1935, 1965, 1997
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2017
Ties: 1934, 1944, 1997, 2003, 2015
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2017
Ties: 1925, 1944, 1947
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904, 1918
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2017
Ties: 1907, 1916, 1919, 1944, 1962, 1987
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012, 2017
Ties: 1923, 1988, 1994
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
53rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1935, 1947, 1951, 1987, 2014
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
58th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1921, 1930, 1973, 1985, 1988, 1996, 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/