Climatological Rankings

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Look up monthly U.S., Statewide, DivisionalClimate Divisions, and RegionalClimate Regions Temperature, Precipitation, Degree Days, and Palmer (Drought) rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 60-month, and Year-to-Date time periods. Data and statistics are as of January 1895.
Please note, Degree Days are not available for Agricultural Belts.

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Contiguous U.S. Average Temperature Rankings, April 1979

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Period Avg Temp 20th Century
Average
Departure Rank Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
Apr 1979
1-month period
50.14°F
(10.08°C)
51.05°F
(10.58°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.50°C)
32ⁿᵈ Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1920
89ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Feb - Apr 1979
3-month period
40.11°F
(4.51°C)
42.12°F
(5.62°C)
-2.01°F
(-1.11°C)
13ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
108ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978 - Apr 1979
5-month period
34.41°F
(1.34°C)
37.85°F
(3.25°C)
-3.44°F
(-1.91°C)
1ˢᵗ Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
119ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
May 1978 - Apr 1979
12-month period
50.67°F
(10.37°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-1.36°F
(-0.76°C)
6ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
114ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012