Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, April 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1946
1-Month
41.18°F
(5.10°C)
38.61°F
(3.67°C)
2.57°F
(1.43°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1920
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 1981
Mar–Apr 1946
2-Month
37.92°F
(3.29°C)
34.30°F
(1.28°C)
3.62°F
(2.01°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1950
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Apr 1946
3-Month
32.78°F
(0.43°C)
30.47°F
(-0.85°C)
2.31°F
(1.28°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Jan–Apr 1946
4-Month
29.79°F
(-1.23°C)
27.79°F
(-2.34°C)
2.00°F
(1.11°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Dec 1945–Apr 1946
5-Month
27.70°F
(-2.39°C)
26.76°F
(-2.91°C)
0.94°F
(0.52°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Nov 1945–Apr 1946
6-Month
28.21°F
(-2.11°C)
27.43°F
(-2.54°C)
0.78°F
(0.43°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Oct 1945–Apr 1946
7-Month
30.05°F
(-1.08°C)
29.42°F
(-1.43°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Sep 1945–Apr 1946
8-Month
32.80°F
(0.44°C)
32.23°F
(0.13°C)
0.57°F
(0.31°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Aug 1945–Apr 1946
9-Month
35.72°F
(2.07°C)
35.22°F
(1.79°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Jul 1945–Apr 1946
10-Month
38.12°F
(3.40°C)
37.74°F
(3.19°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Jun 1945–Apr 1946
11-Month
39.52°F
(4.18°C)
39.37°F
(4.09°C)
0.15°F
(0.09°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1931
May 1945–Apr 1946
12-Month
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1973
Nov 1944–Apr 1946
18-Month
36.08°F
(2.27°C)
35.82°F
(2.12°C)
0.26°F
(0.15°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
May 1944–Apr 1946
24-Month
40.22°F
(4.57°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1902
May 1943–Apr 1946
36-Month
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2017
May 1942–Apr 1946
48-Month
39.95°F
(4.42°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.02°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019
May 1941–Apr 1946
60-Month
40.12°F
(4.51°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1920
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Minimum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/