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May Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Page last updated: 07.17.2013

Period of Record: 1955-Present

 Maximum TemperatureMinimum TemperatureRainfallSnowfall
DateHighYearLowYearHighYearLowYearMaximumYearMaximumYear
01 87201046197861(1983)29(1978)1.651989 0.21963
02 87200151198666(2010)31(1974)1.201985 0.02013
03 88200147197160(1983)28(1957)1.202011 0.02013
04 87200149197360(2012)32(2002)1.281972 0.02013
05 85195544197862(1955)27(1974)0.981989 0.02013
06 86200048197460(1986)36(2004)1.381989 0.41967
07 88200044196758(2002)31(1996)0.711958 0.02013
08 88200044196263(1964)30(1956)1.101999 0.41977
09 90197940197766(1964)31(1966)0.831961 2.01977
10 89199348196663(1965)29(1966)1.181990 0.02013
11 87199348196761(2007)31(2010)1.201996 0.02013
12 85200448201062(2004)33(1990)0.901974 0.02013
13 88200446201363(2004)32(2013)1.541971 02013
14 85199155200264(2004)29(2013)1.151978 0.02013
15 87200748195964(1976)33(1977)2.292012 0.02013
16 90199849198362(1976)34(1973)1.091978 0.02013
17 90196250199461(1986)30(1956)0.741970 0.41973
18 93196249200265(1962)32(1983)0.932002 0.02013
19 92196247197664(1996)30(2009)1.841988 0.02013
20 91199648195772(1996)33(2002)0.981957 0.02013
21 89201353199068(1975)30(2002)0.521996 0.02013
22 90201353196168(1959)31(2002)1.051986 0.02013
23 91196453196366(2004)36(1998)0.902013 0.02013
24 88197553195664(2004)32(1963)2.001979 0.02013
25 88199154198868(1991)30(1956)0.451979 0.02013
26 92201053199268(1991)39(1972)0.662004 0.02013
27 89199149196167(1991)35(1969)1.002001 0.02013
28 90201254196865(2012)36(1994)1.051984 0.02013
29 91196956196771(1969)36(2008)1.621990 0.02013
30 93200659198467(2011)37(1996)0.841972 0.02013
31 91201159198469(1991)36(1996)2.301972 0.02013


May Extremes: Daily
  • Record High: 93 °F on the 30th in 2006
  • Record Low: 27 °F on the 5th in 1974
  • Lowest Maximum: 40 °F on the 9th in 1977
  • Highest Minimum: 72 °F on the 20th in 1996
  • Highest Rainfall: 2.30" on the 31th in 1972
  • Highest Snowfall: 2.0" on the 9th in 1977
Daily Top Five:

Highest Temperature (°F)
RankHighestDateYear
193302006
293181962
392262010
492191962
591312011


Lowest Temperature (°F)
RankLowestDateYear
12751974
22831957
329141996
42911978
529101966


Highest Rainfall (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
12.30311972
22.29152012
32.00241979
41.92312003
51.84191988


Highest Snowfall (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
12.091977
20.691966
30.481977
40.4171973
50.461967


Month's Top Five:

Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 58.6 °F):

Warmest:
RankValueYear
165.71991
265.02012
364.91975
463.82004
563.71965


Coldest:
RankValueYear
152.71967
253.31973
354.21997
454.71956
554.82008


Month's Precipitation (Normal: 3.52"):

Wettest:
RankValueYear
18.021989
27.331972
36.701984
46.101985
55.572012


Driest:
RankValueYear
10.771959
20.841962
30.981964
41.262005
51.381993


Month's Snowfall (Normal: 0.0"):

Greatest:
RankValueYear
12.41977
20.61966
30.41973
40.41967
50.21963


Please note this information is preliminary and subject to revision. Official and certified climatic data can be accessed at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) (http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ncdc.html).


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