Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1958
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1955
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934, 2016
Ties: 1925, 1926, 1958, 1994
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1955
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1955
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1915
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1950
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1925, 1987, 2005
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1950
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1926
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2005
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2004, 2018
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Ties: 1968, 1988, 1993
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1999, 2006
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1950
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1942, 2000, 2004, 2007
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1950, 1951, 1952
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2016
Ties: 1926, 1927, 1983, 2002, 2003
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1952
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1938, 2013

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/