Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, April 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1988
1-Month
38.34°F
(3.52°C)
38.61°F
(3.67°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1920
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1981
Mar–Apr 1988
2-Month
34.11°F
(1.17°C)
34.29°F
(1.27°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1950
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Feb–Apr 1988
3-Month
29.98°F
(-1.12°C)
30.47°F
(-0.85°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1993
Jan–Apr 1988
4-Month
26.85°F
(-2.86°C)
27.79°F
(-2.34°C)
-0.94°F
(-0.52°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Dec 1987–Apr 1988
5-Month
26.51°F
(-3.05°C)
26.76°F
(-2.91°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Nov 1987–Apr 1988
6-Month
27.62°F
(-2.43°C)
27.42°F
(-2.54°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1909, 2008
Oct 1987–Apr 1988
7-Month
29.24°F
(-1.53°C)
29.42°F
(-1.43°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Sep 1987–Apr 1988
8-Month
32.06°F
(0.03°C)
32.23°F
(0.13°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1909
Aug 1987–Apr 1988
9-Month
35.07°F
(1.71°C)
35.21°F
(1.78°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.07°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Jul 1987–Apr 1988
10-Month
37.63°F
(3.13°C)
37.74°F
(3.19°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1902
Jun 1987–Apr 1988
11-Month
39.41°F
(4.12°C)
39.37°F
(4.09°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
May 1987–Apr 1988
12-Month
40.34°F
(4.63°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.30°F
(0.16°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Nov 1986–Apr 1988
18-Month
36.66°F
(2.59°C)
35.83°F
(2.13°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
May 1986–Apr 1988
24-Month
40.87°F
(4.93°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.84°F
(0.47°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1991
May 1985–Apr 1988
36-Month
40.81°F
(4.89°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.79°F
(0.43°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
May 1984–Apr 1988
48-Month
40.65°F
(4.81°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.65°F
(0.37°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
May 1983–Apr 1988
60-Month
40.53°F
(4.74°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/