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. Temperature Rankings, April 1979


Coldest
110
13
Normal
13
110
Warmest

More information on Climatological Rankings

Period Temp 20th Century
Average
Departure Rank
(out of 120 years)
Record Warmest/Coldest
Since
Apr 1979
1-month period
50.14°F
(10.08°C)
51.05°F
(10.58°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.50°C)
32nd Coldest 1920 Coldest since: 1975
88th Warmest 2006 Warmest since: 1978
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 Coldest 1899 Coldest since: 1975
107th Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 1978
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 Coldest 1979 Coldest to Date
118th Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 1978
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 Coldest 1917 Coldest since: 1918
113th Warmest 2012 Warmest since: 1978