Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
48.15°F
(8.97°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
0.71°F
(0.39°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2018
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
44.48°F
(6.93°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
1.45°F
(0.80°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1907
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2012
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
41.49°F
(5.27°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
2.81°F
(1.56°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
38.14°F
(3.41°C)
34.71°F
(1.51°C)
3.43°F
(1.90°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
35.03°F
(1.68°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
3.31°F
(1.84°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
34.07°F
(1.15°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
3.86°F
(2.14°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
34.05°F
(1.14°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
3.77°F
(2.10°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
35.47°F
(1.93°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
3.79°F
(2.11°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017
Ties: 2017
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
37.72°F
(3.18°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
3.80°F
(2.11°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
39.96°F
(4.42°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
3.52°F
(1.95°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
41.95°F
(5.53°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
3.32°F
(1.85°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
43.37°F
(6.32°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
3.33°F
(1.85°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
39.78°F
(4.32°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
3.02°F
(1.68°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
42.55°F
(5.86°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
2.51°F
(1.39°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
41.79°F
(5.44°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.77°F
(0.98°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
41.62°F
(5.34°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
1.62°F
(0.90°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
41.90°F
(5.50°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
1.91°F
(1.06°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/