Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2004
Ties: 1931, 1990
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1997
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1915, 1937
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1934
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1902
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1960, 1980
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1989
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1898, 1955
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1903, 1919, 1933, 1939
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1937, 1950
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1937, 1952, 1960
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1933, 1939, 1957, 1960
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1957, 1997
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1914, 1938, 1973, 1993
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1924, 1930, 1935, 1938, 1961, 1983, 1984
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1903, 1940, 1959, 1962, 1984
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1908
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2019
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1915, 1917, 1926, 1938, 1963

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/