Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1960, 2008
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1926, 1967
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1900, 1956, 1969, 1989, 2013
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1895
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1902, 1993
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Ties: 1906, 1964
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1898, 1903, 1937, 1945, 2009
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1925, 1942, 1952, 2005
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1933, 1954
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1937
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1901, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1992
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012, 2017
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1903, 1990, 1992, 1998
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1907, 1973, 1994, 1996
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1947, 1976
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1916, 1925, 1941
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2019, 2020
Ties: 1926
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2020
Ties: 1905, 1907, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/