Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1967
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2004
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1918
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1940
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1908, 1986, 2020
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1934
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 2008
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1940
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1976, 2008
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1942
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904, 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1954, 1957, 2009
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1954, 1986, 1990, 2009
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1985
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1949, 1985
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1922
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1922
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1906
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1934, 1985, 1996
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2019, 2020
Ties: 1933, 1952, 1954, 1976, 1986
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1908
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/