Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1958
Ties: 2004
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1955
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934, 2016
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1955
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Ties: 1966, 1989, 2001
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1955
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1912, 1942
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1945, 2001
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1905, 1906, 2007
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1918, 1931, 1968, 1988
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1953, 1988, 2018
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1905, 1995, 2013
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1967, 2007, 2019
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1905, 1924, 1981, 2000, 2014
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Ties: 1900, 1914
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Ties: 1928, 1961, 1966, 1975
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1900, 1905, 1921, 1958, 1971, 1974
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1950, 1951, 1952
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1979
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1952
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2018
Ties: 1940, 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/