Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1991

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1991
1-Month
50.40°F
(10.22°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
2.96°F
(1.64°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Apr–May 1991
2-Month
45.53°F
(7.52°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
2.50°F
(1.39°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1907
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Mar–May 1991
3-Month
41.00°F
(5.00°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
2.32°F
(1.29°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1917
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–May 1991
4-Month
37.75°F
(3.19°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
3.03°F
(1.68°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1917
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1991
5-Month
34.14°F
(1.19°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
2.42°F
(1.35°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2012
Dec 1990–May 1991
6-Month
31.75°F
(-0.14°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
1.54°F
(0.85°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1981
Nov 1990–May 1991
7-Month
31.93°F
(-0.04°C)
30.29°F
(-0.95°C)
1.64°F
(0.91°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1921
Oct 1990–May 1991
8-Month
33.02°F
(0.57°C)
31.67°F
(-0.18°C)
1.35°F
(0.75°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016, 2017
Sep 1990–May 1991
9-Month
35.39°F
(1.88°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
1.47°F
(0.81°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Aug 1990–May 1991
10-Month
37.82°F
(3.23°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
1.38°F
(0.76°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1934
Jul 1990–May 1991
11-Month
39.90°F
(4.39°C)
38.62°F
(3.68°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1932
Jun 1990–May 1991
12-Month
41.34°F
(5.19°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.30°F
(0.72°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1932
Dec 1989–May 1991
18-Month
38.00°F
(3.33°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Jun 1989–May 1991
24-Month
40.98°F
(4.99°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.94°F
(0.52°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Jun 1988–May 1991
36-Month
40.82°F
(4.90°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Jun 1987–May 1991
48-Month
40.64°F
(4.80°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2018
Jun 1986–May 1991
60-Month
40.83°F
(4.91°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.83°F
(0.47°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1920
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 1993

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/