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 August 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
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)
127th 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)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1907
18th 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)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
23rd 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)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1946
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
33.15°F
(0.64°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
1.43°F
(0.80°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2001
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
31.59°F
(-0.23°C)
30.22°F
(-0.99°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
31.91°F
(-0.05°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
1.61°F
(0.90°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016, 2017
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
35.56°F
(1.98°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
1.64°F
(0.91°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
37.98°F
(3.32°C)
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1995
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
40.24°F
(4.58°C)
38.62°F
(3.68°C)
1.62°F
(0.90°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
41.68°F
(5.38°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
14th 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)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
42.54°F
(5.86°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
2.51°F
(1.40°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
42.82°F
(6.01°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
2.80°F
(1.55°C)
123rd 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)
123rd 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
4th 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 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/