Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
52.61°F
(11.45°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
5.17°F
(2.87°C)
124ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
1ˢᵗ Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
44.40°F
(6.89°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
108ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1907
17ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
40.08°F
(4.49°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
1.40°F
(0.78°C)
103ʳᵈ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
22ⁿᵈ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
36.15°F
(2.31°C)
34.71°F
(1.51°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
101ˢᵗ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
24ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1946
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
33.16°F
(0.64°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
101ˢᵗ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
24ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
31.59°F
(-0.23°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
1.38°F
(0.76°C)
99ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
25ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
31.92°F
(-0.04°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
1.64°F
(0.92°C)
106ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
18ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
33.30°F
(0.72°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
1.62°F
(0.90°C)
110ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
14ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
35.57°F
(1.98°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
1.65°F
(0.91°C)
110ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
14ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
37.99°F
(3.33°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
111ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
13ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
40.25°F
(4.58°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
1.62°F
(0.90°C)
112ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
12ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
41.68°F
(5.38°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.64°F
(0.91°C)
113ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
11ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
39.00°F
(3.89°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
2.24°F
(1.25°C)
119ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
4ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
42.55°F
(5.86°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
2.51°F
(1.39°C)
121ˢᵗ Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
2ⁿᵈ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2016
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
42.82°F
(6.01°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
2.80°F
(1.55°C)
120ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
2ⁿᵈ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
42.55°F
(5.86°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
2.54°F
(1.41°C)
120ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1ˢᵗ Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
42.09°F
(5.61°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
2.10°F
(1.17°C)
119ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1920
1ˢᵗ Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2018, retrieved on July 20, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/