Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1967
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 1945
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1916, 1921, 1934, 1954, 1974, 1980, 2013
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1967
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1895
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1943, 1962, 1973
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2014
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1956
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1911, 1915, 1964, 1984
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1899, 1966
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1920, 1941, 1956
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1914, 1971
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904, 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1900, 1928, 1960, 1975, 1979, 1997
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012, 2017
Ties: 1912, 1973
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1900, 1912, 1916, 1924, 1925
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1912, 1917, 1962, 1980
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1906
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1961, 1962, 1977
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1970
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019, 2020
Ties: 1978
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1967, 1968, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/