Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1904
1-Month
47.26°F
(8.48°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2018
Ties: 1948
Apr–May 1904
2-Month
42.13°F
(5.63°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
-0.90°F
(-0.50°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Mar–May 1904
3-Month
38.27°F
(3.48°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Ties: 1968
Feb–May 1904
4-Month
33.67°F
(0.93°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
-1.05°F
(-0.58°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Jan–May 1904
5-Month
30.20°F
(-1.00°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
-1.52°F
(-0.84°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Dec 1903–May 1904
6-Month
28.35°F
(-2.03°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
-1.86°F
(-1.04°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Nov 1903–May 1904
7-Month
28.41°F
(-1.99°C)
30.29°F
(-0.95°C)
-1.88°F
(-1.04°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Oct 1903–May 1904
8-Month
29.94°F
(-1.14°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
-1.74°F
(-0.96°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2016, 2017
Ties: 1977
Sep 1903–May 1904
9-Month
32.14°F
(0.08°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
-1.78°F
(-0.99°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2016
Aug 1903–May 1904
10-Month
34.77°F
(1.54°C)
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
-1.66°F
(-0.92°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2017
Jul 1903–May 1904
11-Month
36.98°F
(2.77°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
-1.65°F
(-0.91°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2017
Jun 1903–May 1904
12-Month
38.37°F
(3.54°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-1.67°F
(-0.93°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2017
Dec 1902–May 1904
18-Month
35.41°F
(1.89°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
-1.35°F
(-0.75°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2017
Jun 1902–May 1904
24-Month
38.94°F
(3.86°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-1.09°F
(-0.60°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2017
Jun 1901–May 1904
36-Month
39.33°F
(4.07°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.69°F
(-0.39°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2017
Jun 1900–May 1904
48-Month
39.60°F
(4.22°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2018
Ties: 1931, 1968
Jun 1899–May 1904
60-Month
39.75°F
(4.31°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.13°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1920
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2020
Ties: 1903, 1965

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