Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1932, 1958
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1995, 1996, 2008
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2008
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1895
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1926, 1968, 1980
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1901
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1915
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1951, 1994, 2014
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1911, 1934, 1994
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1910, 1914, 1971, 1994
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1928, 1975, 1989, 1994, 1997, 2015
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1900, 1928, 1960, 1975, 1981, 1997
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012, 2017
Ties: 1914, 1971
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1902, 1904, 1941, 1964
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1904, 1906, 1963, 1967
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1906
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1968
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1970
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019, 2020
Ties: 1908, 1961, 1982, 1983
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1921, 1963

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/