Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
48.76°F
(9.31°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
1.32°F
(0.73°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
44.14°F
(6.74°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
1.11°F
(0.61°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1907
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1962
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
39.96°F
(4.42°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
35.58°F
(1.99°C)
34.71°F
(1.51°C)
0.87°F
(0.48°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1985
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
32.91°F
(0.51°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
1.19°F
(0.67°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
31.64°F
(-0.20°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
1.43°F
(0.79°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
31.58°F
(-0.23°C)
30.29°F
(-0.95°C)
1.29°F
(0.72°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
32.76°F
(0.42°C)
31.67°F
(-0.18°C)
1.09°F
(0.60°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016, 2017
Ties: 2019
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
35.13°F
(1.74°C)
33.93°F
(1.07°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
37.59°F
(3.11°C)
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
39.89°F
(4.38°C)
38.62°F
(3.68°C)
1.27°F
(0.70°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
41.38°F
(5.21°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.34°F
(0.74°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
38.07°F
(3.37°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
41.43°F
(5.24°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.39°F
(0.77°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
41.10°F
(5.06°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
41.33°F
(5.18°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
1.33°F
(0.74°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Ties: 2012
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
41.54°F
(5.30°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
1.54°F
(0.86°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/