Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, April 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1938
1-Month
39.38°F
(4.10°C)
38.61°F
(3.67°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1981
Ties: 1987
Mar–Apr 1938
2-Month
36.61°F
(2.56°C)
34.30°F
(1.28°C)
2.31°F
(1.28°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Feb–Apr 1938
3-Month
33.00°F
(0.56°C)
30.48°F
(-0.84°C)
2.52°F
(1.40°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Jan–Apr 1938
4-Month
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
27.79°F
(-2.34°C)
2.49°F
(1.38°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Dec 1937–Apr 1938
5-Month
28.92°F
(-1.71°C)
26.76°F
(-2.91°C)
2.16°F
(1.20°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Nov 1937–Apr 1938
6-Month
29.10°F
(-1.61°C)
27.42°F
(-2.54°C)
1.68°F
(0.93°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2017
Ties: 1981, 2015
Oct 1937–Apr 1938
7-Month
30.86°F
(-0.63°C)
29.42°F
(-1.43°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Sep 1937–Apr 1938
8-Month
33.54°F
(0.86°C)
32.23°F
(0.13°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2016
Aug 1937–Apr 1938
9-Month
36.60°F
(2.56°C)
35.21°F
(1.78°C)
1.39°F
(0.78°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 1937–Apr 1938
10-Month
39.07°F
(3.93°C)
37.74°F
(3.19°C)
1.33°F
(0.74°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1987
Jun 1937–Apr 1938
11-Month
40.63°F
(4.79°C)
39.38°F
(4.10°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
May 1937–Apr 1938
12-Month
41.28°F
(5.16°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Ties: 2018
Nov 1936–Apr 1938
18-Month
36.07°F
(2.26°C)
35.83°F
(2.13°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
May 1936–Apr 1938
24-Month
40.56°F
(4.76°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
May 1935–Apr 1938
36-Month
39.95°F
(4.42°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1909, 1973
May 1934–Apr 1938
48-Month
40.31°F
(4.62°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.31°F
(0.18°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1985, 1996
May 1933–Apr 1938
60-Month
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/