Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1958
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1955
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934, 2016
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1955
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1934
Ties: 1906, 2017
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1955
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1904, 1916, 1989
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1950
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1932
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1950
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1934
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1934
Ties: 1937
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1899, 1916, 1937, 1955, 1985
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1920
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1913
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1950
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1913
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1950, 1951, 1952
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1910, 1916, 1949
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1911, 1912, 1914, 1921, 1924, 1957

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/