Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1903
1-Month
47.17°F
(8.43°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2018
Ties: 1906
Apr–May 1903
2-Month
42.56°F
(5.87°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Mar–May 1903
3-Month
38.97°F
(3.87°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Feb–May 1903
4-Month
33.63°F
(0.91°C)
34.71°F
(1.51°C)
-1.08°F
(-0.60°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1914, 1964
Jan–May 1903
5-Month
31.11°F
(-0.49°C)
31.73°F
(-0.15°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.34°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1969, 1975
Dec 1902–May 1903
6-Month
29.49°F
(-1.39°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1962
Nov 1902–May 1903
7-Month
30.11°F
(-1.05°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1955
Oct 1902–May 1903
8-Month
31.54°F
(-0.26°C)
31.68°F
(-0.18°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016, 2017
Ties: 1947
Sep 1902–May 1903
9-Month
33.54°F
(0.86°C)
33.93°F
(1.07°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.21°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2016
Aug 1902–May 1903
10-Month
36.01°F
(2.23°C)
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Jul 1902–May 1903
11-Month
38.11°F
(3.39°C)
38.62°F
(3.68°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.29°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Jun 1902–May 1903
12-Month
39.51°F
(4.17°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Ties: 1909, 1952
Dec 1901–May 1903
18-Month
36.33°F
(2.41°C)
36.75°F
(2.64°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Ties: 1950
Jun 1901–May 1903
24-Month
39.81°F
(4.34°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Ties: 1926, 1931, 1956
Jun 1900–May 1903
36-Month
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Jun 1899–May 1903
48-Month
40.09°F
(4.49°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1918
60th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1923
Jun 1898–May 1903
60-Month
39.75°F
(4.31°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1920
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2020
Ties: 1904, 1965

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Minimum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/