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 May 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2016
1-Month
53.19°F
(11.77°C)
51.05°F
(10.58°C)
2.14°F
(1.19°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1920
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2006
Mar–Apr 2016
2-Month
50.34°F
(10.19°C)
46.27°F
(7.93°C)
4.07°F
(2.26°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1975
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Apr 2016
3-Month
46.72°F
(8.18°C)
42.12°F
(5.62°C)
4.60°F
(2.56°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Apr 2016
4-Month
43.10°F
(6.17°C)
39.13°F
(3.96°C)
3.97°F
(2.21°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2015–Apr 2016
5-Month
42.21°F
(5.67°C)
37.85°F
(3.25°C)
4.36°F
(2.42°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2015–Apr 2016
6-Month
42.61°F
(5.89°C)
38.50°F
(3.61°C)
4.11°F
(2.28°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2015–Apr 2016
7-Month
44.70°F
(7.06°C)
40.73°F
(4.85°C)
3.97°F
(2.21°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Sep 2015–Apr 2016
8-Month
47.68°F
(8.71°C)
43.75°F
(6.53°C)
3.93°F
(2.18°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 2015–Apr 2016
9-Month
50.49°F
(10.27°C)
46.90°F
(8.28°C)
3.59°F
(1.99°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 2015–Apr 2016
10-Month
52.83°F
(11.57°C)
49.56°F
(9.76°C)
3.27°F
(1.81°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2015–Apr 2016
11-Month
54.51°F
(12.51°C)
51.28°F
(10.71°C)
3.23°F
(1.80°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
May 2015–Apr 2016
12-Month
55.04°F
(12.80°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
3.01°F
(1.67°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Nov 2014–Apr 2016
18-Month
50.07°F
(10.04°C)
47.50°F
(8.61°C)
2.57°F
(1.43°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
May 2014–Apr 2016
24-Month
54.20°F
(12.33°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.18°F
(1.21°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
May 2013–Apr 2016
36-Month
53.53°F
(11.96°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.53°F
(0.85°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2017
May 2012–Apr 2016
48-Month
53.53°F
(11.96°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.54°F
(0.85°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018, 2019
Ties: 2021
May 2011–Apr 2016
60-Month
53.81°F
(12.12°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.83°F
(1.02°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 3, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/