Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
48.58°F
(9.21°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
1.14°F
(0.63°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2018
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
44.22°F
(6.79°C)
43.02°F
(6.12°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1965, 1998
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
39.33°F
(4.07°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
0.65°F
(0.36°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1973
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
34.34°F
(1.30°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1944
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
32.26°F
(0.14°C)
31.73°F
(-0.15°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
30.50°F
(-0.83°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
30.99°F
(-0.56°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
0.71°F
(0.40°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
32.37°F
(0.21°C)
31.67°F
(-0.18°C)
0.70°F
(0.39°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017
Ties: 1957
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
34.40°F
(1.33°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
0.48°F
(0.26°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1908
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
36.83°F
(2.68°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
0.39°F
(0.21°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
38.92°F
(3.84°C)
38.62°F
(3.68°C)
0.30°F
(0.16°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
46th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
40.32°F
(4.62°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
36.04°F
(2.24°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
39.36°F
(4.09°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.37°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
39.56°F
(4.20°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
39.63°F
(4.24°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
99th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
39.58°F
(4.21°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1920
106th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 1971

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/