Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
50.81°F
(10.45°C)
51.05°F
(10.58°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1920
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2006
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
47.43°F
(8.57°C)
46.28°F
(7.93°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1975
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
42.80°F
(6.00°C)
42.12°F
(5.62°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
39.58°F
(4.21°C)
39.12°F
(3.96°C)
0.46°F
(0.25°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
38.46°F
(3.59°C)
37.84°F
(3.24°C)
0.62°F
(0.35°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
38.99°F
(3.88°C)
38.50°F
(3.61°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
41.29°F
(5.16°C)
40.73°F
(4.85°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
44.17°F
(6.76°C)
43.75°F
(6.53°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
47.26°F
(8.48°C)
46.89°F
(8.27°C)
0.37°F
(0.21°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
49.77°F
(9.87°C)
49.56°F
(9.76°C)
0.21°F
(0.11°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
51.56°F
(10.87°C)
51.29°F
(10.72°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1963
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
47.39°F
(8.55°C)
47.50°F
(8.61°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1968
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
51.96°F
(11.09°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1967, 1976
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
51.80°F
(11.00°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1909
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
51.57°F
(10.87°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.24°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2018, 2019
Ties: 1912
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
51.53°F
(10.85°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1920
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1970

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/