Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of July 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2020
1-Month
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
51.05°F
(10.58°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1920
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2006
Mar–Apr 2020
2-Month
48.47°F
(9.15°C)
46.28°F
(7.93°C)
2.19°F
(1.22°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1975
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–Apr 2020
3-Month
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
42.12°F
(5.62°C)
2.24°F
(1.25°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Apr 2020
4-Month
42.15°F
(5.64°C)
39.13°F
(3.96°C)
3.02°F
(1.68°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2019–Apr 2020
5-Month
41.00°F
(5.00°C)
37.84°F
(3.24°C)
3.16°F
(1.76°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2019–Apr 2020
6-Month
41.02°F
(5.01°C)
38.50°F
(3.61°C)
2.52°F
(1.40°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Oct 2019–Apr 2020
7-Month
42.59°F
(5.88°C)
40.72°F
(4.84°C)
1.87°F
(1.04°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Sep 2019–Apr 2020
8-Month
45.82°F
(7.68°C)
43.74°F
(6.52°C)
2.08°F
(1.16°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Aug 2019–Apr 2020
9-Month
48.93°F
(9.41°C)
46.90°F
(8.28°C)
2.03°F
(1.13°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Jul 2019–Apr 2020
10-Month
51.49°F
(10.83°C)
49.56°F
(9.76°C)
1.93°F
(1.07°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1934
Jun 2019–Apr 2020
11-Month
53.06°F
(11.70°C)
51.29°F
(10.72°C)
1.77°F
(0.98°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
May 2019–Apr 2020
12-Month
53.59°F
(11.99°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Nov 2018–Apr 2020
18-Month
48.68°F
(9.27°C)
47.51°F
(8.62°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
May 2018–Apr 2020
24-Month
53.48°F
(11.93°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.46°F
(0.81°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
May 2017–Apr 2020
36-Month
53.41°F
(11.89°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.41°F
(0.78°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
May 2016–Apr 2020
48-Month
53.84°F
(12.13°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.85°F
(1.02°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018, 2019
May 2015–Apr 2020
60-Month
54.08°F
(12.27°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
2.09°F
(1.16°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1920
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/