Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1967
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2004
Ties: 1910
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1971, 1992
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1940
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1931, 1971
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1934
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1961, 1965, 1969
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1940
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 2015
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1936
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1958, 1966
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904, 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1911, 1967
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1924, 1964
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1931, 1944, 1979
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1900, 1914, 1925, 1948, 1958
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1901, 1921, 1929, 1944, 1981
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1913, 1921, 1942, 1944
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1906
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1944, 1989
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019, 2020
Ties: 1932, 1975, 1987, 1990, 1995, 1997
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1908
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2020
Ties: 1933, 1987, 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/