Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1967
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2004
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1956, 1992
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1940
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1931, 1956
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1934
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1931, 1960
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1940
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1902, 1936, 1961
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1958
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1900, 1958, 2003
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1910
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012
Ties: 1925, 1938, 2001
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1943, 1951, 1969, 1981, 1994
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1930, 1938, 1943, 1969, 1984, 1993
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1896, 1930, 1969, 1975, 1981, 1996
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1916, 1928, 1940, 1961, 1967
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1916, 1920, 1935, 1963, 1966, 1970, 1979
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1906
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Ties: 1909, 1925, 1929, 1980
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019, 2020
Ties: 1904, 1927, 1928, 1964, 1969
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1908
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1904, 1921, 1927, 1965, 1966, 1969

Citing This Page

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