Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1941

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1941
1-Month
49.42°F
(9.68°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
1.98°F
(1.10°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Apr–May 1941
2-Month
44.92°F
(7.18°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
1.89°F
(1.05°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Mar–May 1941
3-Month
39.31°F
(4.06°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1957
Feb–May 1941
4-Month
35.34°F
(1.86°C)
34.71°F
(1.51°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1935
Jan–May 1941
5-Month
32.85°F
(0.47°C)
31.73°F
(-0.15°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Dec 1940–May 1941
6-Month
31.78°F
(-0.12°C)
30.22°F
(-0.99°C)
1.56°F
(0.87°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Nov 1940–May 1941
7-Month
31.34°F
(-0.37°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
1.06°F
(0.59°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Oct 1940–May 1941
8-Month
32.79°F
(0.44°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
1.11°F
(0.62°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016, 2017
Sep 1940–May 1941
9-Month
34.98°F
(1.66°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
1.06°F
(0.59°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Aug 1940–May 1941
10-Month
37.39°F
(2.99°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
0.95°F
(0.52°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Jul 1940–May 1941
11-Month
39.51°F
(4.17°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Jun 1940–May 1941
12-Month
40.90°F
(4.94°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Dec 1939–May 1941
18-Month
37.29°F
(2.94°C)
36.75°F
(2.64°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Jun 1939–May 1941
24-Month
40.50°F
(4.72°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1982
Jun 1938–May 1941
36-Month
40.47°F
(4.71°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2017
Jun 1937–May 1941
48-Month
40.65°F
(4.81°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.65°F
(0.37°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Jun 1936–May 1941
60-Month
40.47°F
(4.71°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.47°F
(0.27°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1920
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2020
Ties: 1985

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/