Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1967
91st Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2018
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2019
Ties: 1909, 1943, 1993
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1960
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1929, 2011
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1895
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1955
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1903, 1930, 1954, 1955, 1999, 2004, 2008
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 2020
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Ties: 2020
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Ties: 2019
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904, 1918
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Ties: 2019
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012, 2017
Ties: 2020
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1905
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1905
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 1922, 1932
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1906
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2018
Ties: 1951, 1987, 2005
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1970
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2019, 2020
Ties: 1932, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1956, 1957, 1994, 2004
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1970
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2020
Ties: 2009, 2010, 2017

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 9, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/