Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
48.99°F
(9.44°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2018
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
43.29°F
(6.27°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1907
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
37.84°F
(3.24°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-0.84°F
(-0.47°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
34.43°F
(1.35°C)
34.71°F
(1.51°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1958, 1982
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
31.27°F
(-0.41°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
29.98°F
(-1.12°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1902
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
30.07°F
(-1.07°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.11°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1897, 1898
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
31.49°F
(-0.28°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016, 2017
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
33.75°F
(0.97°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
36.52°F
(2.51°C)
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
38.72°F
(3.73°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1931
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
40.09°F
(4.49°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.05°F
(0.02°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
37.48°F
(3.04°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
40.82°F
(4.90°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
40.48°F
(4.71°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.46°F
(0.25°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2017
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
40.33°F
(4.63°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2018
Ties: 1943
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
40.62°F
(4.79°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.62°F
(0.35°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1920
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/