Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1967
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2004
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1907
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1919, 1946, 1951, 1963, 1996
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1919, 1963
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1934
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1933
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1940
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1923, 1941
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1967
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1996
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1897, 2003
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1904, 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1914, 1944
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1904
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1944, 1959, 1996
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1915, 1925, 2001
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1900, 1914, 1925, 1956, 1958
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1897, 1910, 1937
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1899, 1902, 1903, 1929, 1937, 1983
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1906
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1903, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1907
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1923, 1939, 1944
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1908
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1923, 1925, 1936, 1945, 1959, 1960

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/