Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1928
1-Month
47.97°F
(8.87°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2018
Apr–May 1928
2-Month
41.78°F
(5.43°C)
43.02°F
(6.12°C)
-1.24°F
(-0.69°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1907
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2012
Mar–May 1928
3-Month
38.32°F
(3.51°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2012
Feb–May 1928
4-Month
34.58°F
(1.43°C)
34.71°F
(1.51°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.08°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2012
Ties: 1993
Jan–May 1928
5-Month
31.89°F
(-0.06°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
0.17°F
(0.10°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2012
Ties: 1919
Dec 1927–May 1928
6-Month
29.55°F
(-1.36°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.37°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2012
Nov 1927–May 1928
7-Month
30.15°F
(-1.03°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2012
Oct 1927–May 1928
8-Month
31.66°F
(-0.19°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2016, 2017
Sep 1927–May 1928
9-Month
33.98°F
(1.10°C)
33.93°F
(1.07°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2016
Ties: 1898
Aug 1927–May 1928
10-Month
36.25°F
(2.36°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2017
Ties: 1926
Jul 1927–May 1928
11-Month
38.36°F
(3.53°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2017
Jun 1927–May 1928
12-Month
39.74°F
(4.30°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2017
Ties: 1937, 1950
Dec 1926–May 1928
18-Month
36.99°F
(2.77°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2017
Jun 1926–May 1928
24-Month
40.18°F
(4.54°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1918
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2017
Jun 1925–May 1928
36-Month
40.13°F
(4.52°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1918
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2017
Jun 1924–May 1928
48-Month
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1924 2018
Ties: 1932, 1961
Jun 1923–May 1928
60-Month
39.89°F
(4.38°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1920
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/