Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, April 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1953
1-Month
36.75°F
(2.64°C)
38.61°F
(3.67°C)
-1.86°F
(-1.03°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1920
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1981
Mar–Apr 1953
2-Month
34.46°F
(1.37°C)
34.30°F
(1.28°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1950
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Apr 1953
3-Month
31.14°F
(-0.48°C)
30.47°F
(-0.85°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Apr 1953
4-Month
29.86°F
(-1.19°C)
27.79°F
(-2.34°C)
2.07°F
(1.15°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1981
Dec 1952–Apr 1953
5-Month
28.71°F
(-1.83°C)
26.76°F
(-2.91°C)
1.95°F
(1.08°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Nov 1952–Apr 1953
6-Month
28.66°F
(-1.86°C)
27.43°F
(-2.54°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Oct 1952–Apr 1953
7-Month
29.88°F
(-1.18°C)
29.42°F
(-1.43°C)
0.46°F
(0.25°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 2011
Sep 1952–Apr 1953
8-Month
32.57°F
(0.32°C)
32.24°F
(0.13°C)
0.33°F
(0.19°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Aug 1952–Apr 1953
9-Month
35.56°F
(1.98°C)
35.21°F
(1.78°C)
0.35°F
(0.20°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1911
Jul 1952–Apr 1953
10-Month
38.04°F
(3.36°C)
37.75°F
(3.19°C)
0.29°F
(0.17°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1945
Jun 1952–Apr 1953
11-Month
39.80°F
(4.33°C)
39.37°F
(4.09°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
May 1952–Apr 1953
12-Month
40.44°F
(4.69°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1907
Nov 1951–Apr 1953
18-Month
35.88°F
(2.16°C)
35.82°F
(2.12°C)
0.06°F
(0.04°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1940, 1945
May 1951–Apr 1953
24-Month
39.98°F
(4.43°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1961
May 1950–Apr 1953
36-Month
39.70°F
(4.28°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1901, 1966
May 1949–Apr 1953
48-Month
39.76°F
(4.31°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2019
Ties: 1977
May 1948–Apr 1953
60-Month
39.69°F
(4.27°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2020
Ties: 1981

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Minimum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/