Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1958
Ties: 1944, 1986, 2009
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1955
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1934, 2016
Ties: 1918, 1959, 1991
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1955
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1934
Ties: 1898, 1996
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1955
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1934
Ties: 1909, 1959, 1960
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1950
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1934
Ties: 1935, 1964, 1974, 1989
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1950
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1934
Ties: 1977, 1999, 2012, 2019
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1934
Ties: 1919, 1945
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1934
Ties: 1951, 1997
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1910, 1997, 2001, 2009
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1897, 1962, 1984
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1927, 1943, 1971, 1982
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1905, 1954, 1983, 1984, 1989, 2010
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
55th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1947, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1978
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1950
87th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1908, 1932, 1955, 1972, 1979, 1985, 1987
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1950, 1951, 1952
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Ties: 1900, 1909, 1924, 1931, 1953, 1955, 1974, 1986, 1987
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1952
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1907, 1931, 1959, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/