NCDC added Alaska climate divisions to its nClimDiv dataset on Friday, March 6, 2015, coincident with the release of the February 2015 monthly monitoring report. For more information on this data, please visit the Alaska Climate Divisions FAQ.
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 Alaska, Agricultural Belts, NWS Regions, and Cities; Palmer Indices are not available for Alaska, NWS Regions, and Cities.
Contiguous U.S. Average Temperature Rankings, April 1979
More information on Climatological Rankings
|Period||Avg Temp||20th Century
|32ⁿᵈ Coolest||Coolest since: 1975||1920|
|90ᵗʰ Warmest||Warmest since: 1978||2006|
|Feb - Apr 1979
|14ᵗʰ Coolest||Coolest since: 1975||2015|
|108ᵗʰ Warmest||Warmest since: 1978||2012|
|Dec 1978 - Apr 1979
|2ⁿᵈ Coolest||Coolest to Date||2015|
|119ᵗʰ Warmest||Warmest since: 1978||2012|
|May 1978 - Apr 1979
|7ᵗʰ Coolest||Coolest since: 1918||2015|
|114ᵗʰ Warmest||Warmest since: 1978||2012|