Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, April 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1973
1-Month
37.42°F
(3.01°C)
38.61°F
(3.67°C)
-1.19°F
(-0.66°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1920
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1981
Mar–Apr 1973
2-Month
35.87°F
(2.15°C)
34.30°F
(1.28°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1950
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Apr 1973
3-Month
31.62°F
(-0.21°C)
30.47°F
(-0.85°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Jan–Apr 1973
4-Month
28.68°F
(-1.84°C)
27.80°F
(-2.33°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Dec 1972–Apr 1973
5-Month
27.01°F
(-2.77°C)
26.77°F
(-2.91°C)
0.24°F
(0.14°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1972
Nov 1972–Apr 1973
6-Month
27.58°F
(-2.46°C)
27.42°F
(-2.54°C)
0.16°F
(0.08°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Oct 1972–Apr 1973
7-Month
29.52°F
(-1.38°C)
29.42°F
(-1.43°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Sep 1972–Apr 1973
8-Month
32.36°F
(0.20°C)
32.24°F
(0.13°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Aug 1972–Apr 1973
9-Month
35.31°F
(1.84°C)
35.21°F
(1.78°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Jul 1972–Apr 1973
10-Month
37.72°F
(3.18°C)
37.74°F
(3.19°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Jun 1972–Apr 1973
11-Month
39.32°F
(4.07°C)
39.37°F
(4.09°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.02°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
May 1972–Apr 1973
12-Month
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1946
Nov 1971–Apr 1973
18-Month
35.90°F
(2.17°C)
35.82°F
(2.12°C)
0.08°F
(0.05°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
May 1971–Apr 1973
24-Month
40.07°F
(4.48°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1936
May 1970–Apr 1973
36-Month
39.95°F
(4.42°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1909, 1938
May 1969–Apr 1973
48-Month
39.88°F
(4.38°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2019
May 1968–Apr 1973
60-Month
39.75°F
(4.31°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.13°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1920
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2020
Ties: 1904

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/