Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1958
Ties: 1906, 1921, 1929
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1955
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934, 2016
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1955
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1973, 2000, 2019
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1955
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1931
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1950
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1924, 1978, 2000, 2007
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1918, 1931, 1938, 1968
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1938, 1953, 2018
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1953, 1968, 1987, 2000, 2018
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1981, 1990, 2013
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1900, 1905, 1924, 2000, 2010
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1990, 1995
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 1940, 1968, 1993
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Ties: 1935
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1950
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1950, 1951, 1952
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1935, 1937, 1945, 1946, 1960, 1962, 1967, 1971, 2012
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1936, 1972, 1980, 1985, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/