Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1958
Ties: 1991
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1955
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934, 2016
Ties: 1964, 1967, 1982
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1922 1955
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1955
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Ties: 1969
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1950
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Ties: 1957
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Ties: 2011
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1898, 1904, 1911, 1943, 1965
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1904
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1910, 1912, 1923
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1902, 1931
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1936, 1952, 1980
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1950
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1962, 1965, 1975, 1976
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1950, 1951, 1952
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1908, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1982, 2011
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1952
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1926, 1929, 1934, 1939, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1978, 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/