Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1920
1-Month
46.83°F
(8.24°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2018
Ties: 1990
Apr–May 1920
2-Month
41.14°F
(5.08°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
-1.89°F
(-1.05°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1907
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Mar–May 1920
3-Month
36.97°F
(2.76°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-1.71°F
(-0.95°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Feb–May 1920
4-Month
33.56°F
(0.87°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
-1.16°F
(-0.64°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Jan–May 1920
5-Month
30.68°F
(-0.73°C)
31.73°F
(-0.15°C)
-1.05°F
(-0.58°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Dec 1919–May 1920
6-Month
28.63°F
(-1.87°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
-1.58°F
(-0.88°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Nov 1919–May 1920
7-Month
28.63°F
(-1.87°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
-1.65°F
(-0.91°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Oct 1919–May 1920
8-Month
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
-1.40°F
(-0.78°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016, 2017
Sep 1919–May 1920
9-Month
32.79°F
(0.44°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
-1.13°F
(-0.63°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016
Ties: 1929
Aug 1919–May 1920
10-Month
35.40°F
(1.89°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
-1.04°F
(-0.58°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
Jul 1919–May 1920
11-Month
37.74°F
(3.19°C)
38.62°F
(3.68°C)
-0.88°F
(-0.49°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
Jun 1919–May 1920
12-Month
39.28°F
(4.04°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
-0.77°F
(-0.43°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
Dec 1918–May 1920
18-Month
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.17°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2017
Jun 1918–May 1920
24-Month
39.82°F
(4.34°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.13°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2017
Ties: 1948, 1964
Jun 1917–May 1920
36-Month
39.38°F
(4.10°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.36°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Jun 1916–May 1920
48-Month
38.93°F
(3.85°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-1.07°F
(-0.59°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2018
Jun 1915–May 1920
60-Month
39.02°F
(3.90°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.98°F
(-0.54°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1920
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 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/