Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, April 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1974
1-Month
38.80°F
(3.78°C)
38.61°F
(3.67°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1981
Ties: 2014
Mar–Apr 1974
2-Month
35.82°F
(2.12°C)
34.29°F
(1.27°C)
1.53°F
(0.85°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1950
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Feb–Apr 1974
3-Month
31.45°F
(-0.31°C)
30.47°F
(-0.85°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 2009
Jan–Apr 1974
4-Month
28.92°F
(-1.71°C)
27.79°F
(-2.34°C)
1.13°F
(0.63°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Dec 1973–Apr 1974
5-Month
27.86°F
(-2.30°C)
26.76°F
(-2.91°C)
1.10°F
(0.61°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Nov 1973–Apr 1974
6-Month
28.69°F
(-1.84°C)
27.42°F
(-2.54°C)
1.27°F
(0.70°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Oct 1973–Apr 1974
7-Month
30.78°F
(-0.68°C)
29.43°F
(-1.43°C)
1.35°F
(0.75°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Sep 1973–Apr 1974
8-Month
33.49°F
(0.83°C)
32.24°F
(0.13°C)
1.25°F
(0.70°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Aug 1973–Apr 1974
9-Month
36.37°F
(2.43°C)
35.21°F
(1.78°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 2007
Jul 1973–Apr 1974
10-Month
38.77°F
(3.76°C)
37.75°F
(3.19°C)
1.02°F
(0.57°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Jun 1973–Apr 1974
11-Month
40.34°F
(4.63°C)
39.37°F
(4.09°C)
0.97°F
(0.54°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
May 1973–Apr 1974
12-Month
40.83°F
(4.91°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Nov 1972–Apr 1974
18-Month
36.42°F
(2.46°C)
35.83°F
(2.13°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
May 1972–Apr 1974
24-Month
40.42°F
(4.68°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.39°F
(0.22°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1989
May 1971–Apr 1974
36-Month
40.33°F
(4.63°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
May 1970–Apr 1974
48-Month
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.17°F
(0.10°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
May 1969–Apr 1974
60-Month
40.07°F
(4.48°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/