Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1967
113th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Ties: 1907, 1989
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
111th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1940, 1973, 1984
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1960
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 1936, 1986, 2006
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1895
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 1977
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1978
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 1998
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1978
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2016
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1974
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2016
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1991
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904, 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012, 2017
Ties: 2016
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1905
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1905
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2012
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1906
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1970
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019, 2020
Ties: 2019
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1970
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/