Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2004
Ties: 1940
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1925, 1944, 1964, 1968, 1983, 2014
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1934
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1962
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1904
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1915, 1924, 1943, 1962
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1935, 1984
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1901, 1996
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1904, 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1923, 1931, 1965, 1979
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1943, 1951, 1969, 1971, 1994
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1904
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1947
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1896, 1930, 1969, 1971, 1975, 1996
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1901, 1921, 1929, 1944, 1956
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1901, 1923, 1994
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1906
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1914
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1914, 1930, 1943, 1963, 1982
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1908
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1910, 1929

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/