Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1967
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2004
Ties: 1905
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2019
Ties: 1903, 1911, 1938
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1954
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1934
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1915, 1962, 1964, 1975
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1947
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1906, 1928, 1959, 2001, 2015
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1938, 1993
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904, 1918
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1945, 1951, 1993
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1930, 1938
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1898, 1945, 1973, 1980, 1994
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1901, 1929, 1962
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1909, 1943, 1958, 1988, 1989, 1994, 2015
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1906
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1951, 1974, 1998
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2019
Ties: 1932, 1956, 1975, 1990, 1995, 1997
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1908
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1933, 1956, 1988

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/