Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
45.84°F
(7.69°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
-1.60°F
(-0.89°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2018
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
42.48°F
(5.82°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.31°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1907
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1926
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
38.39°F
(3.55°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
35.67°F
(2.04°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
0.95°F
(0.53°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
32.21°F
(0.12°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
0.49°F
(0.28°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
30.84°F
(-0.64°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
30.87°F
(-0.63°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1958
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
32.22°F
(0.12°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016, 2017
Ties: 1914
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
34.20°F
(1.22°C)
33.93°F
(1.07°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
36.66°F
(2.59°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
38.87°F
(3.82°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
0.24°F
(0.14°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
40.22°F
(4.57°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
36.79°F
(2.66°C)
36.75°F
(2.64°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1918
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1926, 1945
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
39.88°F
(4.38°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1957
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
40.24°F
(4.58°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
40.16°F
(4.53°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2018
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
40.19°F
(4.55°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1920
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/