NCDC transitioned to the nClimDiv dataset on Thursday, March 13, 2014. This was coincident with the release of the February 2014 monthly monitoring report. For details on this transition, please visit our public FTP site and our U.S. Climate Divisional Database site.
Look up monthly U.S., Statewide, Divisional, and Regional 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.
Contiguous U.S. Average Temperature Rankings, April 1979
More information on Climatological Rankings
|Period||Avg Temp||20th Century
|32ⁿᵈ Coolest||Coolest since: 1975||1920|
|89ᵗʰ Warmest||Warmest since: 1978||2006|
|Feb - Apr 1979
|13ᵗʰ Coolest||Coolest since: 1975||1899|
|108ᵗʰ Warmest||Warmest since: 1978||2012|
|Dec 1978 - Apr 1979
|1ˢᵗ Coolest||Coolest to Date||1979|
|119ᵗʰ Warmest||Warmest since: 1978||2012|
|May 1978 - Apr 1979
|6ᵗʰ Coolest||Coolest since: 1918||1917|
|114ᵗʰ Warmest||Warmest since: 1978||2012|