Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2004
1-Month
49.44°F
(9.69°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
2.00°F
(1.11°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Apr–May 2004
2-Month
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
1.68°F
(0.93°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1907
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Mar–May 2004
3-Month
41.65°F
(5.36°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
2.97°F
(1.65°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–May 2004
4-Month
37.08°F
(2.82°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
2.36°F
(1.31°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1987
Jan–May 2004
5-Month
33.72°F
(0.96°C)
31.73°F
(-0.15°C)
1.99°F
(1.11°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2003–May 2004
6-Month
32.29°F
(0.16°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
2.08°F
(1.15°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2003–May 2004
7-Month
32.25°F
(0.14°C)
30.29°F
(-0.95°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1995
Oct 2003–May 2004
8-Month
33.64°F
(0.91°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016, 2017
Sep 2003–May 2004
9-Month
35.68°F
(2.04°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
1.76°F
(0.97°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Aug 2003–May 2004
10-Month
38.30°F
(3.50°C)
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
1.87°F
(1.04°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jul 2003–May 2004
11-Month
40.48°F
(4.71°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
1.85°F
(1.03°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2003–May 2004
12-Month
41.74°F
(5.41°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
1.69°F
(0.94°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Dec 2002–May 2004
18-Month
38.37°F
(3.54°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
1.61°F
(0.90°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2002–May 2004
24-Month
41.56°F
(5.31°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.52°F
(0.84°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2001–May 2004
36-Month
41.53°F
(5.29°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.51°F
(0.83°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Jun 2000–May 2004
48-Month
41.26°F
(5.14°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2018
Jun 1999–May 2004
60-Month
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
1.42°F
(0.79°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1920
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2020

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