Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2004
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 2005, 2020
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1934
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1994
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1975
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1919
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1919, 1942, 1975, 1997
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1925, 1960, 1980, 2014
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1929, 1930, 1975
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1898, 1909, 1922, 1989, 2015
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1898, 1945, 1980, 1987, 1994
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1898, 1931, 1947, 1980
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1913, 1931, 1945, 1993
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1914, 1938, 1972, 1993
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1906
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1922, 1945
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2019
Ties: 1901, 1915, 1916, 1931, 1938, 1942, 1978, 1983
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1908
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 1924, 1961, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/