Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
38.14°F
(3.41°C)
38.61°F
(3.67°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1920
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1981
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
34.78°F
(1.54°C)
34.30°F
(1.28°C)
0.48°F
(0.26°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1950
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
30.46°F
(-0.86°C)
30.47°F
(-0.85°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
27.58°F
(-2.46°C)
27.80°F
(-2.33°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.13°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1958
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
27.01°F
(-2.77°C)
26.76°F
(-2.91°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1973
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
27.68°F
(-2.40°C)
27.42°F
(-2.54°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1925
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
29.94°F
(-1.14°C)
29.42°F
(-1.43°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
32.70°F
(0.39°C)
32.23°F
(0.13°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
35.62°F
(2.01°C)
35.21°F
(1.78°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1997
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
37.98°F
(3.32°C)
37.75°F
(3.19°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1901, 1939
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
39.67°F
(4.26°C)
39.38°F
(4.10°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
40.14°F
(4.52°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 1915
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
35.64°F
(2.02°C)
35.83°F
(2.13°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
39.92°F
(4.40°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1967
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
39.83°F
(4.35°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.17°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
39.62°F
(4.23°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1920
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2020
Ties: 1970

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/