Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1958
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1955
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934, 2016
Ties: 1921, 1954, 1968, 2002
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1955
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1934
Ties: 2012
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1955
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Ties: 1921, 1974
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1950
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934
Ties: 1896, 1904, 1962, 2008
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1950
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934
Ties: 1911, 1975, 2009
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934
Ties: 1911, 1930
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934
Ties: 1903, 1943, 1960
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1903, 1909, 1933, 1957
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1897, 1912, 1962, 1971
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1898, 1927, 1971
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1936, 1986
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1916, 1918, 1921, 1965
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1898, 1916, 1920, 1973
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1950
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1901, 1908, 1932, 1955, 1979, 1985, 1987
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1950, 1951, 1952
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1933
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1952
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1936, 1980, 1985, 1987, 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/