Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1977
Ties: 1968, 1979, 1990, 2019
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1977
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1950
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1996
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1912
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1907, 1972, 1996
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904, 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1947, 1948
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1901, 1952, 1984
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1924, 1952, 1962, 1989
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1975
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 2009
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1903, 1935, 1948, 1957, 1980
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1999
Ties: 1938, 1947, 1986
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905, 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1965, 1976
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2000
Ties: 1903, 1921, 1922, 1941, 1943
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2001
Ties: 1923, 1976, 1984
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1920
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1912, 1914, 1915, 1939, 1947, 1962, 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/