Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2004
Ties: 1939, 1943, 1957, 1993, 2009
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1945, 1965, 2007
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1936, 1974
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1934
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1900, 1912, 1928
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1918, 1982, 2003
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1927
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1897, 1941
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1896, 1965, 1969, 1994
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1923, 1931, 1965, 1981
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1984, 1993, 2001
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1931, 1944, 1956
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1935, 1951, 2001
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1936, 1970
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1916, 1920, 1935, 1963, 1966, 1970, 1971
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1906
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1928, 1936, 1963, 1965
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1899, 1925, 1961
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1908
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1903, 1937, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1962, 1980, 1983

Citing This Page

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