Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1932

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1932
1-Month
47.62°F
(8.68°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2018
Apr–May 1932
2-Month
43.31°F
(6.28°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1907
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2012
Mar–May 1932
3-Month
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-1.02°F
(-0.57°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2012
Feb–May 1932
4-Month
34.70°F
(1.50°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Jan–May 1932
5-Month
32.17°F
(0.09°C)
31.73°F
(-0.15°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Dec 1931–May 1932
6-Month
31.12°F
(-0.49°C)
30.22°F
(-0.99°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2012
Nov 1931–May 1932
7-Month
31.31°F
(-0.38°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
1.03°F
(0.58°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Oct 1931–May 1932
8-Month
32.88°F
(0.49°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2016, 2017
Sep 1931–May 1932
9-Month
35.34°F
(1.86°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
1.42°F
(0.79°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2016
Aug 1931–May 1932
10-Month
37.68°F
(3.16°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 1931–May 1932
11-Month
39.90°F
(4.39°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
1.27°F
(0.71°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1917
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1991
Jun 1931–May 1932
12-Month
41.34°F
(5.19°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
1.29°F
(0.72°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1991
Dec 1930–May 1932
18-Month
37.74°F
(3.19°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
0.98°F
(0.55°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1954
Jun 1930–May 1932
24-Month
40.69°F
(4.83°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.66°F
(0.37°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1929–May 1932
36-Month
40.32°F
(4.62°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.30°F
(0.16°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2017
Jun 1928–May 1932
48-Month
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2018
Ties: 1928, 1961
Jun 1927–May 1932
60-Month
39.94°F
(4.41°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1920
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/