Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1967
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2018
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1955, 1957, 1975, 1977
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1947, 1962, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1960
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1962, 1988
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1895
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Ties: 1964
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1978
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1902, 1969
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1978
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1963
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1904
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1963
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1968
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1905
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1905, 1978
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904, 1918
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1940
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012, 2017
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1906
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019, 2020
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020

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  • 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/