Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1899
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1958
Ties: 1912, 2001, 2008
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1955
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1934, 2016
Ties: 1898, 1905, 1912, 1942
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1955
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934
Ties: 1946, 2013
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1955
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1939
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1950
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1957
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1950
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1909, 1969
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1899
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1897, 1960, 1970
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1965
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1950
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1901, 1908, 1932, 1955, 1972, 1985, 1987
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1950, 1951, 1952
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1938
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1952
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1906, 1960

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/