Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1958
Ties: 1913, 2000
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1955
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1934, 2016
Ties: 1945
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1955
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1934
Ties: 1980
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1955
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1934
Ties: 2000
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934
Ties: 1995, 1998
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934
Ties: 1900
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Ties: 1900, 2005
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1988, 1990, 2013
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1953, 1987, 1990
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1905, 1924, 1938, 2000, 2014
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 1915, 1934, 1990, 2000, 2018
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 1989, 1990, 2007
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1902, 1934, 1953, 1954, 1964, 1967, 1978, 1984, 2011
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950, 1951, 1952
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1934, 1936, 1947, 1964
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1946, 1947, 1982, 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/