Climate at a Glance

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Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1895
1-Month
47.05°F
(8.36°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
39th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
89th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 2011
Apr–May 1895
2-Month
43.25°F
(6.25°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
59th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
69th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Mar–May 1895
3-Month
38.12°F
(3.40°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
95th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–May 1895
4-Month
32.48°F
(0.27°C)
34.71°F
(1.51°C)
-2.23°F
(-1.24°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
124th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1895
5-Month
29.29°F
(-1.51°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
-2.43°F
(-1.35°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
124th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/