Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1948
1-Month
53.35°F
(11.86°C)
51.05°F
(10.58°C)
2.30°F
(1.28°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1920
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2006
Mar–Apr 1948
2-Month
46.03°F
(7.79°C)
46.28°F
(7.93°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1975
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Apr 1948
3-Month
41.23°F
(5.13°C)
42.13°F
(5.63°C)
-0.90°F
(-0.50°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Apr 1948
4-Month
37.89°F
(3.27°C)
39.12°F
(3.96°C)
-1.23°F
(-0.69°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1912
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Dec 1947–Apr 1948
5-Month
36.90°F
(2.72°C)
37.85°F
(3.25°C)
-0.95°F
(-0.53°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Nov 1947–Apr 1948
6-Month
37.10°F
(2.83°C)
38.50°F
(3.61°C)
-1.40°F
(-0.78°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Oct 1947–Apr 1948
7-Month
40.20°F
(4.56°C)
40.73°F
(4.85°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Sep 1947–Apr 1948
8-Month
43.49°F
(6.38°C)
43.74°F
(6.52°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Aug 1947–Apr 1948
9-Month
46.89°F
(8.27°C)
46.89°F
(8.27°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Jul 1947–Apr 1948
10-Month
49.48°F
(9.71°C)
49.56°F
(9.76°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jun 1947–Apr 1948
11-Month
51.05°F
(10.58°C)
51.29°F
(10.72°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1926
May 1947–Apr 1948
12-Month
51.80°F
(11.00°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1926
Nov 1946–Apr 1948
18-Month
47.36°F
(8.53°C)
47.50°F
(8.61°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1902, 1958
May 1946–Apr 1948
24-Month
51.76°F
(10.98°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
May 1945–Apr 1948
36-Month
51.93°F
(11.07°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1911, 1924
May 1944–Apr 1948
48-Month
52.06°F
(11.14°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.07°F
(0.03°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018, 2019
Ties: 1947
May 1943–Apr 1948
60-Month
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1920
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/