Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1988
1-Month
51.82°F
(11.01°C)
51.05°F
(10.58°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1920
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2006
Mar–Apr 1988
2-Month
47.11°F
(8.39°C)
46.28°F
(7.93°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1975
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Feb–Apr 1988
3-Month
42.64°F
(5.91°C)
42.13°F
(5.63°C)
0.51°F
(0.28°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–Apr 1988
4-Month
38.93°F
(3.85°C)
39.13°F
(3.96°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Dec 1987–Apr 1988
5-Month
38.05°F
(3.36°C)
37.85°F
(3.25°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2011
Nov 1987–Apr 1988
6-Month
39.04°F
(3.91°C)
38.50°F
(3.61°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1914
Oct 1987–Apr 1988
7-Month
41.02°F
(5.01°C)
40.72°F
(4.84°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1961
Sep 1987–Apr 1988
8-Month
44.05°F
(6.69°C)
43.74°F
(6.52°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1955
Aug 1987–Apr 1988
9-Month
47.14°F
(8.41°C)
46.89°F
(8.27°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Jul 1987–Apr 1988
10-Month
49.76°F
(9.87°C)
49.57°F
(9.76°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jun 1987–Apr 1988
11-Month
51.62°F
(10.90°C)
51.29°F
(10.72°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
May 1987–Apr 1988
12-Month
52.56°F
(11.42°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Nov 1986–Apr 1988
18-Month
48.42°F
(9.12°C)
47.51°F
(8.62°C)
0.91°F
(0.50°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1981
May 1986–Apr 1988
24-Month
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.73°F
(0.41°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
May 1985–Apr 1988
36-Month
52.67°F
(11.48°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
May 1984–Apr 1988
48-Month
52.48°F
(11.38°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018, 2019
May 1983–Apr 1988
60-Month
52.30°F
(11.28°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1920
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019

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