Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
43.02°F
(6.12°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
-4.42°F
(-2.46°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2018
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
39.92°F
(4.40°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
-3.11°F
(-1.73°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
35.49°F
(1.94°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-3.19°F
(-1.77°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
31.19°F
(-0.45°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
-3.53°F
(-1.96°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
28.46°F
(-1.97°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
-3.26°F
(-1.81°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
26.72°F
(-2.93°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
-3.49°F
(-1.94°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
26.87°F
(-2.85°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
-3.41°F
(-1.89°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
28.44°F
(-1.98°C)
31.67°F
(-0.18°C)
-3.23°F
(-1.80°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2016, 2017
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
30.83°F
(-0.65°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
-3.09°F
(-1.72°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2016
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
33.64°F
(0.91°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
-2.80°F
(-1.56°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
36.17°F
(2.32°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
-2.46°F
(-1.36°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
37.60°F
(3.11°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-2.44°F
(-1.36°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
34.90°F
(1.61°C)
36.75°F
(2.64°C)
-1.85°F
(-1.03°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
38.48°F
(3.60°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-1.56°F
(-0.87°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
38.98°F
(3.88°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-1.04°F
(-0.58°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
39.32°F
(4.07°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.69°F
(-0.38°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1918
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2018
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
39.22°F
(4.01°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1920
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/