Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1967
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1944
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1918, 1948
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1895
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1921, 2019
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1921
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1903, 2007
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1950, 1985, 2004, 2018
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1950, 1954, 1985, 1998, 2018
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904, 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1921, 1933, 2004, 2011, 2018
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012, 2017
Ties: 1922
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 2003
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1906
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1922, 1935, 1945, 1946, 2003
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1970
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019, 2020
Ties: 1945, 1991
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1970
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2020
Ties: 1935, 1957, 1992, 2004

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/