USA NOAA February 2017 – 2nd Warmest Tmax Behind 1954

February 2017 was 2nd warmest Tmax. 1954 is still the record holder.

 

2017 Map of Tmax anomalies

1954 Map of Tmax anomalies

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USA NOAA May 2016 Tmax – 49th Coldest out of 122 (-0.42F Colder Than 1901-2000)

According to the NOAA, May 2016 was ranked 49th coldest out of 122.

That is essentially a tie with May 2015.  The warmest May Tmax’s were 1934, 1936, 2012 and and 1939.

Noaa_May_2016_max

The following map shows state rankings. 122 = warmest. 1 would be coldest.

Note the states ranked 7th and 8th coldest. Wow. Not much El Nino effects …

NOAA_May_2016_Map_Tmax