Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1921
1-Month
47.66°F
(8.70°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2018
Ties: 1911
Apr–May 1921
2-Month
42.96°F
(6.09°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1947
Mar–May 1921
3-Month
40.21°F
(4.56°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
1.53°F
(0.85°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Feb–May 1921
4-Month
36.53°F
(2.52°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1921
5-Month
34.07°F
(1.15°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
2.35°F
(1.31°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1920–May 1921
6-Month
32.31°F
(0.17°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
2.10°F
(1.16°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1920–May 1921
7-Month
31.93°F
(-0.04°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
1.65°F
(0.92°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1991
Oct 1920–May 1921
8-Month
33.21°F
(0.67°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
1.53°F
(0.85°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017
Ties: 2002
Sep 1920–May 1921
9-Month
35.37°F
(1.87°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
1.45°F
(0.80°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 1920–May 1921
10-Month
37.63°F
(3.13°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 1920–May 1921
11-Month
39.60°F
(4.22°C)
38.62°F
(3.68°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1920–May 1921
12-Month
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.82°F
(0.45°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 1919–May 1921
18-Month
36.78°F
(2.66°C)
36.75°F
(2.64°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2017
Jun 1919–May 1921
24-Month
40.07°F
(4.48°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.03°F
(0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2017
Jun 1918–May 1921
36-Month
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Jun 1917–May 1921
48-Month
39.75°F
(4.31°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2018
Jun 1916–May 1921
60-Month
39.32°F
(4.07°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.37°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1920
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/