Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 2017

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
47.86°F
(8.81°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2018
Ties: 1974, 1994
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
44.77°F
(7.09°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
1.74°F
(0.96°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1907
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2012
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
41.34°F
(5.19°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
2.66°F
(1.48°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
38.56°F
(3.64°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
3.84°F
(2.13°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
35.71°F
(2.06°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
3.99°F
(2.22°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
33.64°F
(0.91°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
3.43°F
(1.90°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
34.03°F
(1.13°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
3.75°F
(2.09°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
35.47°F
(1.93°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
3.79°F
(2.11°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016, 2017
Ties: 2016
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
37.62°F
(3.12°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
3.70°F
(2.05°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
39.98°F
(4.43°C)
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
3.55°F
(1.97°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
42.03°F
(5.57°C)
38.62°F
(3.68°C)
3.41°F
(1.89°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
43.41°F
(6.34°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
3.37°F
(1.87°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
40.30°F
(4.61°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
3.54°F
(1.97°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
43.39°F
(6.33°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
3.36°F
(1.87°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
42.84°F
(6.02°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
2.82°F
(1.56°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
42.20°F
(5.67°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
2.19°F
(1.22°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
41.98°F
(5.54°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
1.98°F
(1.10°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1920
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/