Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
46.09°F
(7.83°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
-1.35°F
(-0.75°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
43.57°F
(6.43°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
38.17°F
(3.43°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.28°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1980
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
34.68°F
(1.49°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
32.52°F
(0.29°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
0.80°F
(0.45°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
31.45°F
(-0.31°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
1.24°F
(0.68°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
32.07°F
(0.04°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
1.79°F
(1.00°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 2021
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
33.21°F
(0.67°C)
31.67°F
(-0.18°C)
1.54°F
(0.85°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016, 2017
Ties: 1921
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
35.36°F
(1.87°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
37.94°F
(3.30°C)
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
1.51°F
(0.84°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
40.12°F
(4.51°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
1.49°F
(0.83°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1987
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
1.43°F
(0.80°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
37.88°F
(3.27°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
1.12°F
(0.63°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
40.96°F
(4.98°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.92°F
(0.51°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
41.32°F
(5.18°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.30°F
(0.72°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
1.58°F
(0.88°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
41.63°F
(5.35°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/