Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1989
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
42.62°F
(5.90°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-1.03°F
(-0.57°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
34.07°F
(1.15°C)
34.72°F
(1.51°C)
-0.65°F
(-0.36°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
30.66°F
(-0.74°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
-1.06°F
(-0.58°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
29.52°F
(-1.38°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
-0.69°F
(-0.39°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1949, 1965
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
29.59°F
(-1.34°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
-0.69°F
(-0.38°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1962
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
30.88°F
(-0.62°C)
31.67°F
(-0.18°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.44°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016, 2017
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
33.33°F
(0.74°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
35.95°F
(2.19°C)
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1896
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
38.27°F
(3.48°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
39.62°F
(4.23°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.24°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1960, 1966
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
36.16°F
(2.31°C)
36.75°F
(2.64°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
39.53°F
(4.18°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1966
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
39.50°F
(4.17°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1951
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1969, 1978
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.21°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1920
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 17, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/