Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1967
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2004
Ties: 1895, 1927
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2019
Ties: 1943, 1978
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1940
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1941, 1969, 1982, 2003
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1934
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1984
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1940
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1996
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1964, 1968, 1969
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1941, 1979
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1948, 2003
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904, 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1910, 1924, 1935, 1996
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1914, 1927, 1965
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1908, 1914, 1965
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1899, 1924
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
84th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1910, 1937, 1948
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
85th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1902, 1903, 1929, 1937, 1948, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/