Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
50.23°F
(10.13°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
2.79°F
(1.55°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2018
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
45.98°F
(7.77°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
2.95°F
(1.64°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
43.30°F
(6.28°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
4.62°F
(2.57°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
39.22°F
(4.01°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
4.50°F
(2.50°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
36.31°F
(2.39°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
4.59°F
(2.55°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
34.47°F
(1.37°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
4.26°F
(2.36°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
34.17°F
(1.21°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
3.89°F
(2.17°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
35.20°F
(1.78°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
3.52°F
(1.96°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
37.14°F
(2.86°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
3.22°F
(1.79°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
39.59°F
(4.22°C)
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
3.16°F
(1.76°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
41.76°F
(5.42°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
3.13°F
(1.74°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
43.02°F
(6.12°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
2.98°F
(1.65°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
38.82°F
(3.79°C)
36.75°F
(2.64°C)
2.07°F
(1.15°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
41.99°F
(5.55°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.95°F
(1.08°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
41.54°F
(5.30°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.52°F
(0.84°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Ties: 1999
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
41.33°F
(5.18°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.32°F
(0.73°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2018
Ties: 2003
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
41.24°F
(5.13°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1920
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/