Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, April 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1997
1-Month
35.96°F
(2.20°C)
38.61°F
(3.67°C)
-2.65°F
(-1.47°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1920
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1981
Mar–Apr 1997
2-Month
34.10°F
(1.17°C)
34.30°F
(1.28°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1950
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Feb–Apr 1997
3-Month
31.40°F
(-0.33°C)
30.47°F
(-0.85°C)
0.93°F
(0.52°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jan–Apr 1997
4-Month
28.58°F
(-1.90°C)
27.79°F
(-2.34°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Dec 1996–Apr 1997
5-Month
27.69°F
(-2.39°C)
26.77°F
(-2.91°C)
0.92°F
(0.52°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Nov 1996–Apr 1997
6-Month
28.03°F
(-2.21°C)
27.42°F
(-2.54°C)
0.61°F
(0.33°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 2009
Oct 1996–Apr 1997
7-Month
29.91°F
(-1.16°C)
29.42°F
(-1.43°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Sep 1996–Apr 1997
8-Month
32.61°F
(0.34°C)
32.23°F
(0.13°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Aug 1996–Apr 1997
9-Month
35.62°F
(2.01°C)
35.22°F
(1.79°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1972
Jul 1996–Apr 1997
10-Month
38.15°F
(3.42°C)
37.74°F
(3.19°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Jun 1996–Apr 1997
11-Month
39.87°F
(4.37°C)
39.37°F
(4.09°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1989
May 1996–Apr 1997
12-Month
40.63°F
(4.79°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.59°F
(0.32°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1927
Nov 1995–Apr 1997
18-Month
36.06°F
(2.26°C)
35.82°F
(2.12°C)
0.24°F
(0.14°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
May 1995–Apr 1997
24-Month
40.29°F
(4.61°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.26°F
(0.15°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1934
May 1994–Apr 1997
36-Month
40.73°F
(4.85°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.71°F
(0.39°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
May 1993–Apr 1997
48-Month
40.51°F
(4.73°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1942, 1983
May 1992–Apr 1997
60-Month
40.37°F
(4.65°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.37°F
(0.21°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1920
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/