Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1940
1-Month
50.23°F
(10.13°C)
51.05°F
(10.58°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.45°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006
Mar–Apr 1940
2-Month
45.88°F
(7.71°C)
46.28°F
(7.93°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1975
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–Apr 1940
3-Month
41.87°F
(5.48°C)
42.13°F
(5.63°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Jan–Apr 1940
4-Month
37.36°F
(2.98°C)
39.13°F
(3.96°C)
-1.77°F
(-0.98°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–Apr 1940
5-Month
37.43°F
(3.02°C)
37.85°F
(3.25°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–Apr 1940
6-Month
38.24°F
(3.47°C)
38.49°F
(3.61°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Oct 1939–Apr 1940
7-Month
40.60°F
(4.78°C)
40.73°F
(4.85°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Sep 1939–Apr 1940
8-Month
43.94°F
(6.63°C)
43.74°F
(6.52°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Aug 1939–Apr 1940
9-Month
47.13°F
(8.41°C)
46.89°F
(8.27°C)
0.24°F
(0.14°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Jul 1939–Apr 1940
10-Month
49.91°F
(9.95°C)
49.57°F
(9.76°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1945
Jun 1939–Apr 1940
11-Month
51.63°F
(10.91°C)
51.29°F
(10.72°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
May 1939–Apr 1940
12-Month
52.55°F
(11.42°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Nov 1938–Apr 1940
18-Month
47.93°F
(8.85°C)
47.51°F
(8.62°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1913
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
May 1938–Apr 1940
24-Month
52.58°F
(11.43°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
May 1937–Apr 1940
36-Month
52.77°F
(11.54°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
May 1936–Apr 1940
48-Month
52.60°F
(11.44°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.61°F
(0.33°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018, 2019
May 1935–Apr 1940
60-Month
52.22°F
(11.23°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1920
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/