Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2019
Ties: 1940, 1984, 2020
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1919, 1964, 1994, 2018
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1895
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012
Ties: 1943, 1962, 1981
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 2005
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1925, 1927, 1946, 1955
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1937, 1983, 2013
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1959, 1975, 1987
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1935, 1983, 1987
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1923, 1959, 1987
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1925, 1934, 1956
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012, 2017
Ties: 1912, 1981
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1907, 1972, 1994, 1996
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1897, 1921, 1930, 1985, 1988, 1996, 2014
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1906
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1909, 1929, 1940, 1959, 1998
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2019, 2020
Ties: 1911, 1912, 1927, 1962
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 1904, 1909, 1912

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/