Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1967
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2004
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1925, 1968, 1984
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1898, 1933, 1952
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1934
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1896, 1908, 1927, 1944
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1931, 1994, 2014
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1922, 1960
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1896
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1959
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904, 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1896, 1928, 1943
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1896, 1901, 1945, 2003, 2014
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1901, 1962, 2003
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1989
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1909, 1943, 1958, 1987, 1989, 1994, 2015
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1939, 1946, 1949, 1951
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1906
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1923, 1939, 1952, 1975, 1995
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019, 2020
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1908
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1933, 1956, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/