Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1923

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1923
1-Month
46.74°F
(8.19°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2018
Apr–May 1923
2-Month
42.26°F
(5.70°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
-0.77°F
(-0.43°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2012
Ties: 1918, 1995
Mar–May 1923
3-Month
36.87°F
(2.71°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-1.81°F
(-1.00°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2012
Feb–May 1923
4-Month
32.25°F
(0.14°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
-2.47°F
(-1.37°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2012
Jan–May 1923
5-Month
30.62°F
(-0.77°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
-1.10°F
(-0.61°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2012
Dec 1922–May 1923
6-Month
29.43°F
(-1.43°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.44°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2012
Nov 1922–May 1923
7-Month
29.75°F
(-1.25°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2012
Oct 1922–May 1923
8-Month
31.20°F
(-0.44°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.26°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2016, 2017
Sep 1922–May 1923
9-Month
33.62°F
(0.90°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2016
Ties: 1906, 1916
Aug 1922–May 1923
10-Month
36.22°F
(2.34°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.13°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2017
Jul 1922–May 1923
11-Month
38.37°F
(3.54°C)
38.62°F
(3.68°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2017
Jun 1922–May 1923
12-Month
39.92°F
(4.40°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2017
Ties: 1959, 1967
Dec 1921–May 1923
18-Month
36.55°F
(2.53°C)
36.75°F
(2.64°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2017
Ties: 1948
Jun 1921–May 1923
24-Month
40.10°F
(4.50°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1918
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2017
Ties: 1946
Jun 1920–May 1923
36-Month
40.35°F
(4.64°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1922 1918
51st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1919–May 1923
48-Month
40.09°F
(4.49°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1918
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2018
Ties: 1903
Jun 1918–May 1923
60-Month
40.14°F
(4.52°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1922 1920
53rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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