Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
49.57°F
(9.76°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
2.13°F
(1.18°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 1902
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
44.14°F
(6.74°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
1.11°F
(0.61°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 2003
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
38.40°F
(3.56°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
34.84°F
(1.58°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1910
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
31.09°F
(-0.51°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
29.49°F
(-1.39°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1903
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
29.59°F
(-1.34°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
-0.69°F
(-0.38°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1970
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
30.98°F
(-0.57°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016, 2017
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
33.22°F
(0.68°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
35.88°F
(2.16°C)
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.30°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
38.09°F
(3.38°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
39.58°F
(4.21°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
36.36°F
(2.42°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1968
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
39.85°F
(4.36°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
39.77°F
(4.32°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
39.81°F
(4.34°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Ties: 1902, 1949
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
39.92°F
(4.40°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1920
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 1911, 1947, 1954

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