Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
48.09°F
(8.94°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
0.65°F
(0.36°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2018
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
43.69°F
(6.49°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
0.66°F
(0.36°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1907
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
39.31°F
(4.06°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1941
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
36.39°F
(2.44°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
1.67°F
(0.93°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
32.50°F
(0.28°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
0.78°F
(0.44°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
31.28°F
(-0.40°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
1.07°F
(0.59°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
30.86°F
(-0.63°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
0.58°F
(0.33°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
32.37°F
(0.21°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
0.69°F
(0.39°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016, 2017
Ties: 1900
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
34.35°F
(1.31°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Ties: 1972
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
36.73°F
(2.63°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
38.84°F
(3.80°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
40.33°F
(4.63°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
0.28°F
(0.16°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1972, 1985
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
36.73°F
(2.63°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.01°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1897
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
39.88°F
(4.38°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1976
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
39.98°F
(4.43°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.03°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Ties: 1908
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2018
Ties: 1974
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
40.21°F
(4.56°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1920
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/