Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1958
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1955
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934, 2016
Ties: 1908
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1955
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1934
Ties: 1942, 1952, 1968
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1955
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Ties: 1906, 1910, 1946, 1977, 1990
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1950
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1934
Ties: 1924, 1988, 2000, 2007
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1950
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1934
Ties: 1924, 1939, 1961
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1934
Ties: 1906, 2019
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Ties: 1947, 1954, 1977, 2014
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1959, 1970, 1976
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1915, 1954, 1959, 1961, 1989, 1991
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1902, 1935, 1942, 1964
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1931
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 1901, 1947, 1958, 1962, 1964
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1950
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1902, 1934, 1953, 1954, 1964, 1967, 1981, 1984, 2011
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1950, 1951, 1952
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1908, 1948, 1954, 1966, 1982, 2011
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1952
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1926, 1929, 1934, 1939, 1948, 1964, 1965, 1966, 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/