Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, April 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1981
1-Month
42.37°F
(5.76°C)
38.61°F
(3.67°C)
3.76°F
(2.09°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1981
Mar–Apr 1981
2-Month
36.71°F
(2.62°C)
34.30°F
(1.28°C)
2.41°F
(1.34°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Apr 1981
3-Month
32.71°F
(0.39°C)
30.47°F
(-0.85°C)
2.24°F
(1.24°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Apr 1981
4-Month
29.86°F
(-1.19°C)
27.80°F
(-2.33°C)
2.06°F
(1.14°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1953
Dec 1980–Apr 1981
5-Month
28.73°F
(-1.82°C)
26.77°F
(-2.91°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Nov 1980–Apr 1981
6-Month
29.10°F
(-1.61°C)
27.42°F
(-2.54°C)
1.68°F
(0.93°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1938, 2015
Oct 1980–Apr 1981
7-Month
30.59°F
(-0.78°C)
29.42°F
(-1.43°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Sep 1980–Apr 1981
8-Month
33.44°F
(0.80°C)
32.24°F
(0.13°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Ties: 1935
Aug 1980–Apr 1981
9-Month
36.36°F
(2.42°C)
35.21°F
(1.78°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 2018
Jul 1980–Apr 1981
10-Month
38.92°F
(3.84°C)
37.74°F
(3.19°C)
1.18°F
(0.65°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Jun 1980–Apr 1981
11-Month
40.42°F
(4.68°C)
39.37°F
(4.09°C)
1.05°F
(0.59°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
May 1980–Apr 1981
12-Month
41.03°F
(5.02°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.99°F
(0.55°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Nov 1979–Apr 1981
18-Month
36.52°F
(2.51°C)
35.83°F
(2.13°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 2010
May 1979–Apr 1981
24-Month
40.51°F
(4.73°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1983
May 1978–Apr 1981
36-Month
39.98°F
(4.43°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.03°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1924
May 1977–Apr 1981
48-Month
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1961
May 1976–Apr 1981
60-Month
39.69°F
(4.27°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1953

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