Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1977
Ties: 2020
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1977
Ties: 1913, 1944, 1963, 1965, 1978, 2009
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1968
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Ties: 1898
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904, 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1954, 1968, 1973, 1988
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1961
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1896
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1909, 1934, 1958, 1968, 1973, 2003, 2011, 2013
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1898, 1945, 1988, 1990
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1898, 1988
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1944, 1981, 2011
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1999
Ties: 1940, 1947, 1986
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905, 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1914, 1923, 1958, 1993, 1996
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2000
Ties: 1925, 1970
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2001
Ties: 1900, 1914, 1915, 1937, 1951, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1978
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2002
Ties: 1955, 1959, 1961, 1965, 1978, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/