May Temperature Statistics

The following table lists the daily mean and record temperatures (F) at Brookhaven National Laboratory for each day of the month. The period covered is from 1949 to 2006.

      Maximum   Minimum
Day Mean   Average High Year   Average Low Year
1 52.4   64.3 82.0 1957, 2001   40.4 24.5 1961
2 52.6   63.2 89.0 2001   42.0 25.0 1956
3 52.1   63.1 89.0 2001   41.2 25.0 1966
4 52.7   65.1 91.5 2001   40.3 28.0 1952
5 52.7   64.5 88.0 1955   41.0 25.0 1966
6 54.2   66.6 89.0 1986   41.8 28.0 1969
7 53.3   66.2 90.0 2000   40.3 27.0 2001
8 53.1   63.5 90.0 2000   42.6 24.0 1968
9 54.7   65.8 86.0 1963   43.6 26.0 1985
10 56.2   67.3 91.0 1970   45.1 25.0 1983
11 56.3   67.2 86.0 1953   45.4 28.0 1986
12 57.1   68.2 86.5 2004   46.1 30.0 1983
13 56.2   67.7 87.0 1956   44.6 26.0 1962
14 55.4   67.4 84.0 1991   43.4 27.0 1996
15 56.5   68.1 84.0 1951   44.9 29.0 1971
16 57.0   67.6 87.0 1951   46.4 30.5 1966
17 57.7   68.9 88.5 1974   46.5 29.0 1959
18 57.3   67.6 89.0 1977   46.9 29.0 1984
19 57.5   68.2 86.5 1998   46.8 32.0 2002
20 58.4   69.2 97.5 1996   47.6 28.5 1992
21 59.0   70.5 91.0 1996   47.4 28.0 1950
22 59.2   71.1 91.5 1992   47.2 33.0 1950, 2002
23 59.7   71.8 91.0 1964   47.5 33.0 1950
24 59.6   70.3 91.0 1975   48.9 25.0 1956
25 58.6   68.9 91.0 1991   48.3 25.0 1956
26 58.6   69.5 93.0 1965   47.6 30.5 1992
27 59.1   70.6 88.0 1965   47.7 29.0 1972
28 59.8   72.1 89.0 1977   47.6 31.5 1994
29 60.4   71.7 94.0 1987   49.2 31.0 1962
30 61.6   72.7 94.5 1987   50.6 30.5 1970
31 62.9   74.7 94.0 1987   51.2 30.0 1961
Mean 56.8   68.2 89.3     45.5 28.2  

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Last revised on: Wednesday August 22, 2012.