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 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2021
1-Month
51.85°F
(11.03°C)
51.05°F
(10.58°C)
0.80°F
(0.45°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1920
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2006
Ties: 1976
Mar–Apr 2021
2-Month
48.68°F
(9.27°C)
46.27°F
(7.93°C)
2.41°F
(1.34°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1975
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–Apr 2021
3-Month
42.66°F
(5.92°C)
42.13°F
(5.63°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Ties: 2003
Jan–Apr 2021
4-Month
40.64°F
(4.80°C)
39.13°F
(3.96°C)
1.51°F
(0.84°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Dec 2020–Apr 2021
5-Month
39.65°F
(4.25°C)
37.85°F
(3.25°C)
1.80°F
(1.00°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Ties: 1953
Nov 2020–Apr 2021
6-Month
40.76°F
(4.87°C)
38.49°F
(3.61°C)
2.27°F
(1.26°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Oct 2020–Apr 2021
7-Month
42.69°F
(5.94°C)
40.73°F
(4.85°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Sep 2020–Apr 2021
8-Month
45.59°F
(7.55°C)
43.74°F
(6.52°C)
1.85°F
(1.03°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Aug 2020–Apr 2021
9-Month
48.83°F
(9.35°C)
46.89°F
(8.27°C)
1.94°F
(1.08°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Jul 2020–Apr 2021
10-Month
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
49.56°F
(9.76°C)
1.95°F
(1.08°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Ties: 2020
Jun 2020–Apr 2021
11-Month
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
51.29°F
(10.72°C)
1.93°F
(1.07°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
May 2020–Apr 2021
12-Month
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.83°F
(1.01°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Nov 2019–Apr 2021
18-Month
49.59°F
(9.77°C)
47.51°F
(8.62°C)
2.08°F
(1.15°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1913
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
May 2019–Apr 2021
24-Month
53.73°F
(12.07°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.72°F
(0.95°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
May 2018–Apr 2021
36-Month
53.61°F
(12.01°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.61°F
(0.90°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Ties: 2008
May 2017–Apr 2021
48-Month
53.53°F
(11.96°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.54°F
(0.85°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2018, 2019
Ties: 2016
May 2016–Apr 2021
60-Month
53.84°F
(12.13°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.86°F
(1.03°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1920
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/