Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

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
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1967
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2004
Ties: 1915, 1921, 1954
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2019
Ties: 1903, 1911, 1987
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1934
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1925
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1939
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1942
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1980, 2005
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1987, 1993
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904, 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1925, 1971, 2001
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1930, 1987
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1930, 1943, 1969, 1971, 1984, 1993
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1943, 1984
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1960
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1914, 1972, 1973, 1993
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1906
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1924, 1930, 1935, 1961, 1972, 1983, 1984
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1901, 1915, 1916, 1931, 1942, 1973, 1978, 1983
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1908
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1915, 1917, 1926, 1963, 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/