Climate at a Glance

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1928, 1935, 1983
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1951, 1975, 1988
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1895, 1901
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1895
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1904
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1977
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1905, 1970
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904, 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1902
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012, 2017
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1963
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1905
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1966, 1971, 1980
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019, 2020
Ties: 1981
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1911, 1927, 1929, 1985

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/