Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1918
1-Month
47.80°F
(8.78°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2018
Apr–May 1918
2-Month
42.26°F
(5.70°C)
43.02°F
(6.12°C)
-0.76°F
(-0.42°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1907
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Ties: 1923, 1995
Mar–May 1918
3-Month
39.24°F
(4.02°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Feb–May 1918
4-Month
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Jan–May 1918
5-Month
30.55°F
(-0.81°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
-1.17°F
(-0.65°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Dec 1917–May 1918
6-Month
28.56°F
(-1.91°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
-1.65°F
(-0.92°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Nov 1917–May 1918
7-Month
28.92°F
(-1.71°C)
30.29°F
(-0.95°C)
-1.37°F
(-0.76°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Oct 1917–May 1918
8-Month
29.86°F
(-1.19°C)
31.67°F
(-0.18°C)
-1.81°F
(-1.01°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2016, 2017
Sep 1917–May 1918
9-Month
32.22°F
(0.12°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
-1.70°F
(-0.95°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2016
Ties: 1912
Aug 1917–May 1918
10-Month
34.75°F
(1.53°C)
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
-1.68°F
(-0.93°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Jul 1917–May 1918
11-Month
37.16°F
(2.87°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
-1.47°F
(-0.81°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Jun 1917–May 1918
12-Month
38.49°F
(3.61°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-1.55°F
(-0.86°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Dec 1916–May 1918
18-Month
34.57°F
(1.43°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
-2.19°F
(-1.21°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2017
Jun 1916–May 1918
24-Month
38.05°F
(3.36°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-1.99°F
(-1.11°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2017
Jun 1915–May 1918
36-Month
38.48°F
(3.60°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-1.54°F
(-0.86°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2017
Jun 1914–May 1918
48-Month
38.86°F
(3.81°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-1.15°F
(-0.64°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2018
Jun 1913–May 1918
60-Month
39.15°F
(3.97°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.85°F
(-0.47°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1920
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2020

Citing This Page

  • 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/