Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

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
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1977
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1950
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1903
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1961, 2001
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1912
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1932, 1939, 2018
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904, 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1938, 1954, 1968, 1973
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1914, 1954, 1964
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1915, 1939
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1955, 2018
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1898, 1938, 1945, 1990
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1898, 1938
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1919, 1922, 1949, 1976
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 1999
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905, 1918
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2000
Ties: 1955, 1991, 2009, 2011
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2001
Ties: 1942, 1991, 1992
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1920
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2002
Ties: 1942, 1989, 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/