Climate at a Glance

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1967
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Ties: 1898, 1955, 1957, 1970, 1975, 1977
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2019
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1960
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1897, 1930, 1935
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1895
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1978
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1934
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1931, 1966, 1968
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1966, 1981
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1931
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1984, 1993, 2001
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904, 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1914, 1965, 1971, 2014, 2015
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012, 2017
Ties: 1906, 1925, 1960, 1965, 1983, 1989, 1997, 2014
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1910, 1931, 1958, 1985
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1905
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1913, 1914, 1935, 1942, 1951, 1957, 1990, 1998
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1906
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Ties: 1924, 1937, 1948, 1975, 1990
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
55th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019, 2020
Ties: 1938, 1940, 1948, 1990, 1998

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/