Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1967
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2018
Ties: 1936, 1998
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2019
Ties: 1911, 1919, 1936, 1958
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1968
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1895
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1951, 1965, 1975, 1988
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1994, 2015
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1897, 1906, 1911, 1941, 1951, 1962, 2014
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1907
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1959, 1973, 1975
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1935, 1973, 1983
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1923, 1959, 1973
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904, 1918
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1897, 1907, 1916, 1919, 1944, 1962
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012, 2017
Ties: 1907
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1897, 1901, 1913, 1935, 1947, 1951, 2014
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1898, 1901, 2010
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1906
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1951, 2005, 2016
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019, 2020
Ties: 1901, 1922, 1939, 1947, 1995
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1924, 1925, 1938, 1958, 1975, 1988, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/