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

Page last updated: 07.17.2013

Period of Record: 1901-Present

 Maximum TemperatureMinimum TemperatureRainfallSnowfall
DateHighYearLowYearHighYearLowYearMaximumYearMaximumYear
01 88194243194361(1983)29(1978)1.651989 0.21963
02 87200146190966(2010)27(1903)1.201985 0.02013
03 88200147197160(1983)28(1957)1.441934 0.02013
04 90191345193562(1934)32(2002)1.281972 0.02013
05 90194943191762(1955)27(1974)0.981989 0.02013
06 90194948197467(1944)34(1910)1.381989 0.41967
07 90193044196763(1941)31(1996)1.501908 0.02013
08 90193642194763(1964)30(1956)1.381923 0.41977
09 90197940197766(1964)31(1966)1.051939 2.01977
10 89199343191363(1965)29(1966)1.241954 0.02013
11 91194846190761(2007)31(2010)1.201996 0.02013
12 87195348201065(1936)29(1907)1.191952 0.02013
13 88200446201363(2004)32(2013)1.541971 02013
14 87190753194864(2004)29(2013)1.151978 0.02013
15 87200748195964(1976)32(1936)2.292012 0.02013
16 90199848191563(1911)34(1973)1.191942 0.02013
17 90196250199466(1943)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)1.361949 0.02013
21 92193450192968(1975)30(2002)1.521947 0.02013
22 93191150190968(1959)31(2002)2.671942 0.02013
23 93191153196366(2004)36(1998)1.081913 0.02013
24 88197553195668(1902)32(1963)2.001979 0.02013
25 91190448192568(1991)30(1956)2.181952 0.02013
26 92201049190768(1991)39(1972)0.981943 0.02013
27 90191449196167(1991)35(1969)2.001946 0.02013
28 91190850190270(1939)36(1994)1.051984 0.02013
29 91196956196771(1969)36(2008)1.621990 0.02013
30 93200652195367(2011)37(1996)0.841972 0.02013
31 91201155191069(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: 2.67" on the 33nd in 1942
  • Highest Snowfall: 2.0" on the 9th in 1977
Daily Top Five:

Highest Temperature (°F)
RankHighestDateYear
193302006
293181962
393231911
493221911
592262010


Lowest Temperature (°F)
RankLowestDateYear
12751974
22721903
32831957
429141996
52911978


Highest Rainfall (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
12.67221942
22.30311972
32.29251952
42.18251952
52.00241979


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
166.11944
265.81911
365.71991
465.02012
564.91975


Coldest:
RankValueYear
151.51917
252.71967
353.31973
453.71907
554.21997


Month's Precipitation (Normal: 3.52"):

Wettest:
RankValueYear
18.021989
27.621946
37.331972
46.991947
56.731942


Driest:
RankValueYear
10.771959
20.841962
30.961903
40.981964
51.251905


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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