National Overview - May 2012
State-by-State: Warmest Seasons & Jan-May

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State-by-State: Warmest Seasons & Jan-May

Thirty-one states observed their warmest Spring on record in 2012. Twenty-nine states are working on their warmest year-to-date (January through May) on record. These tables show the warmest Spring and Jan-May periods on record for the contiguous United States and each of the states and regions therein. Records for each of these states and regions begin in January 1895. Note: 2012 data are still considered preliminary. More final data will be available within months.

Warmest Seasons and Jan-May periods on Record:

AS | AL | AZ | AR | CA | CO | CT | DE | FL | GA | ID | IL | IN | IA | KS | KY | LA | ME | MD | MA | MI | MN | MS | MO | MT | NE | NV | NH | NJ | NM | NY | NC | ND | OH | OK | OR | PA | RI | SC | SD | TN | TX | UT | VT | VA | WA | WV | WI | WY | NEreg | UMreg | OVreg | SEreg | NPreg | SOreg | SWreg | NWreg | WTreg |



NATIONAL (CONTIGUOUS U.S.)
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 2012 +5.2°F
2nd Winter 1999/00 +4.2°F
3rd Winter 1998/99 +4.1°F
4th Winter 1991/92 +3.9°F
  Winter 2011/12 +3.9°F
6th Winter 1997/98 +3.7°F
7th Winter 2001/02 +3.4°F
8th Winter 1994/95 +3.2°F
  Spring 1910 +3.2°F
  Winter 1953/54 +3.2°F
NATIONAL (CONTIGUOUS U.S.)
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +5.0°F
2nd Jan-May 2000 +3.7°F
3rd Jan-May 2006 +3.5°F
4th Jan-May 1992 +2.9°F
5th Jan-May 1986 +2.8°F
6th Jan-May 1934 +2.7°F
7th Jan-May 1990 +2.5°F
  Jan-May 1998 +2.5°F
9th Jan-May 1921 +2.4°F
10th Jan-May 1999 +2.3°F

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ALABAMA
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.5°F
2nd Winter 1949/50 +7.8°F
3rd Winter 1956/57 +6.5°F
4th Winter 1926/27 +5.8°F
  Winter 1948/49 +5.8°F
6th Autumn 1931 +5.1°F
7th Winter 1951/52 +5.0°F
  Winter 1936/37 +5.0°F
9th Spring 2012 +4.5°F
10th Autumn 1919 +4.4°F
ALABAMA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1927 +4.2°F
2nd Jan-May 2012 +4.1°F
3rd Jan-May 1950 +3.8°F
4th Jan-May 1938 +3.5°F
5th Jan-May 1911 +3.1°F
6th Jan-May 1949 +2.8°F
  Jan-May 1945 +2.8°F
  Jan-May 1932 +2.8°F
  Jan-May 1974 +2.8°F
10th Jan-May 1935 +2.7°F

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ARIZONA
Spring 2012: tied for 12th warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 1989 +5.7°F
2nd Spring 1934 +5.2°F
3rd Spring 2004 +4.7°F
  Spring 2000 +4.7°F
  Spring 1895 +4.7°F
6th Winter 1980/81 +4.5°F
  Summer 1896 +4.5°F
8th Spring 1910 +4.2°F
  Winter 1995/96 +4.2°F
10th Summer 1994 +4.1°F
ARIZONA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2000 +4.7°F
2nd Jan-May 1934 +4.1°F
  Jan-May 1996 +4.1°F
4th Jan-May 1986 +4.0°F
5th Jan-May 1896 +3.8°F
  Jan-May 1900 +3.8°F
7th Jan-May 1989 +3.5°F
8th Jan-May 2012 +2.9°F
  Jan-May 2003 +2.9°F
10th Jan-May 2004 +2.8°F

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ARKANSAS
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +6.7°F
2nd Spring 2012 +6.1°F
3rd Autumn 1931 +5.4°F
4th Summer 1934 +4.7°F
5th Winter 1906/07 +4.5°F
  Winter 1951/52 +4.5°F
7th Summer 2011 +4.4°F
  Winter 1949/50 +4.4°F
  Summer 1954 +4.4°F
10th Summer 2010 +3.8°F
ARKANSAS
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +5.1°F
2nd Jan-May 1927 +3.6°F
  Jan-May 1921 +3.6°F
  Jan-May 1911 +3.6°F
5th Jan-May 1938 +3.5°F
6th Jan-May 1925 +2.8°F
7th Jan-May 1986 +2.6°F
  Jan-May 2006 +2.6°F
  Jan-May 1932 +2.6°F
10th Jan-May 1974 +2.4°F

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CALIFORNIA
Spring 2012: 36th warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 1934 +5.2°F
2nd Spring 1926 +4.8°F
3rd Summer 1896 +4.6°F
4th Spring 1997 +4.5°F
5th Spring 2004 +4.2°F
  Spring 1992 +4.2°F
7th Spring 1910 +3.9°F
8th Winter 1980/81 +3.6°F
9th Winter 1985/86 +3.5°F
  Autumn 1995 +3.5°F
CALIFORNIA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1934 +4.1°F
2nd Jan-May 1986 +3.5°F
  Jan-May 1926 +3.5°F
  Jan-May 1997 +3.5°F
5th Jan-May 1992 +3.3°F
6th Jan-May 1996 +2.8°F
7th Jan-May 2000 +2.5°F
8th Jan-May 2004 +2.4°F
9th Jan-May 1984 +2.2°F
  Jan-May 1981 +2.2°F

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COLORADO
Spring 2012: 2nd warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1980/81 +6.5°F
2nd Winter 1933/34 +6.4°F
3rd Spring 1934 +5.9°F
4th Spring 2012 +5.7°F
5th Winter 1906/07 +5.4°F
6th Winter 1999/00 +5.2°F
7th Autumn 1963 +4.7°F
  Winter 1998/99 +4.7°F
9th Spring 2004 +4.6°F
10th Winter 1953/54 +4.5°F
COLORADO
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1934 +5.9°F
2nd Jan-May 2000 +4.9°F
3rd Jan-May 1986 +4.5°F
4th Jan-May 2012 +4.4°F
5th Jan-May 1954 +4.0°F
6th Jan-May 1981 +3.4°F
7th Jan-May 2003 +3.3°F
  Jan-May 2006 +3.3°F
9th Jan-May 2009 +3.2°F
10th Jan-May 1999 +3.1°F

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CONNECTICUT
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +7.8°F
2nd Winter 2011/12 +6.8°F
3rd Winter 1997/98 +6.1°F
4th Spring 2012 +5.7°F
5th Winter 1931/32 +5.5°F
  Spring 2010 +5.5°F
7th Winter 1936/37 +5.1°F
8th Winter 1952/53 +5.0°F
9th Spring 1991 +4.8°F
  Winter 1990/91 +4.8°F
CONNECTICUT
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +6.1°F
2nd Jan-May 1998 +5.3°F
3rd Jan-May 1991 +4.4°F
4th Jan-May 2002 +4.3°F
5th Jan-May 2010 +3.8°F
6th Jan-May 1921 +3.7°F
7th Jan-May 1953 +3.5°F
8th Jan-May 1990 +3.3°F
9th Jan-May 1949 +3.2°F
10th Jan-May 2006 +2.9°F

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DELAWARE
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +7.9°F
2nd Winter 2011/12 +6.7°F
3rd Winter 2001/02 +6.6°F
4th Spring 2012 +5.9°F
5th Winter 1997/98 +5.5°F
6th Winter 1949/50 +5.0°F
7th Winter 1948/49 +4.9°F
  Winter 1990/91 +4.9°F
  Spring 1921 +4.9°F
10th Summer 2010 +4.8°F
DELAWARE
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +6.1°F
2nd Jan-May 1998 +4.4°F
3rd Jan-May 1991 +4.1°F
  Jan-May 2002 +4.1°F
5th Jan-May 1990 +4.0°F
6th Jan-May 1921 +3.9°F
7th Jan-May 1913 +3.6°F
8th Jan-May 2006 +3.1°F
9th Jan-May 1953 +2.9°F
  Jan-May 1949 +2.9°F

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FLORIDA
Spring 2012: tied for 3rd warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +7.8°F
2nd Winter 1948/49 +6.3°F
3rd Winter 1949/50 +5.1°F
4th Winter 1956/57 +4.5°F
5th Winter 1971/72 +4.1°F
6th Winter 1936/37 +4.0°F
7th Winter 1932/33 +3.9°F
  Winter 1912/13 +3.9°F
  Winter 1923/24 +3.9°F
10th Spring 1908 +3.5°F
FLORIDA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1949 +3.0°F
2nd Jan-May 1991 +2.8°F
3rd Jan-May 1990 +2.7°F
  Jan-May 2012 +2.7°F
5th Jan-May 1974 +2.6°F
  Jan-May 1929 +2.6°F
7th Jan-May 1975 +2.4°F
8th Jan-May 1957 +2.3°F
  Jan-May 1945 +2.3°F
10th Jan-May 1939 +2.0°F

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GEORGIA
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.6°F
2nd Winter 1949/50 +6.2°F
  Winter 1956/57 +6.2°F
4th Winter 1948/49 +5.9°F
5th Winter 1926/27 +4.9°F
6th Autumn 1919 +4.6°F
7th Winter 1936/37 +4.5°F
8th Spring 2012 +4.4°F
9th Winter 1951/52 +4.2°F
10th Spring 1908 +4.1°F
GEORGIA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +3.8°F
  Jan-May 1927 +3.8°F
3rd Jan-May 1974 +3.2°F
4th Jan-May 1938 +2.9°F
5th Jan-May 1932 +2.8°F
6th Jan-May 1921 +2.7°F
7th Jan-May 1949 +2.6°F
  Jan-May 1950 +2.6°F
9th Jan-May 1990 +2.5°F
  Jan-May 1911 +2.5°F

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IDAHO
Spring 2012: tied for 20th warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1933/34 +8.4°F
2nd Spring 1934 +7.7°F
3rd Spring 1992 +6.5°F
4th Winter 2002/03 +5.6°F
5th Winter 1917/18 +5.1°F
6th Winter 1980/81 +4.8°F
  Winter 1952/53 +4.8°F
  Spring 1910 +4.8°F
9th Winter 1939/40 +4.7°F
10th Winter 1991/92 +4.6°F
IDAHO
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1934 +8.1°F
2nd Jan-May 1992 +6.1°F
3rd Jan-May 2000 +4.0°F
4th Jan-May 1900 +3.7°F
  Jan-May 1994 +3.7°F
6th Jan-May 2003 +3.6°F
  Jan-May 1986 +3.6°F
8th Jan-May 1940 +3.3°F
9th Jan-May 1987 +3.2°F
10th Jan-May 1925 +3.1°F

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ILLINOIS
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.6°F
2nd Spring 2012 +7.8°F
3rd Autumn 1931 +6.0°F
  Winter 2001/02 +6.0°F
  Spring 1977 +6.0°F
  Winter 1997/98 +6.0°F
7th Winter 1991/92 +5.6°F
  Winter 2011/12 +5.6°F
9th Winter 1982/83 +5.2°F
10th Winter 1920/21 +5.1°F
ILLINOIS
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +6.9°F
2nd Jan-May 1921 +5.5°F
3rd Jan-May 1998 +4.4°F
4th Jan-May 2006 +3.9°F
5th Jan-May 1946 +3.8°F
  Jan-May 1938 +3.8°F
7th Jan-May 1987 +3.5°F
8th Jan-May 2000 +3.4°F
9th Jan-May 1990 +3.2°F
  Jan-May 1991 +3.2°F

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INDIANA
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.7°F
2nd Spring 2012 +7.6°F
3rd Winter 1997/98 +6.3°F
4th Winter 2001/02 +6.2°F
5th Spring 1977 +6.0°F
6th Autumn 1931 +5.5°F
  Winter 1982/83 +5.5°F
8th Winter 1952/53 +5.0°F
  Winter 1949/50 +5.0°F
  Spring 1921 +5.0°F
INDIANA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +6.4°F
2nd Jan-May 1921 +5.1°F
3rd Jan-May 1998 +4.9°F
4th Jan-May 1946 +3.7°F
5th Jan-May 1938 +3.6°F
6th Jan-May 2006 +3.5°F
7th Jan-May 1990 +3.4°F
  Jan-May 1991 +3.4°F
9th Jan-May 2000 +2.7°F
  Jan-May 1987 +2.7°F

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IOWA
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 2012 +8.6°F
2nd Winter 2001/02 +8.1°F
3rd Winter 1991/92 +7.6°F
4th Winter 1930/31 +7.5°F
5th Spring 1977 +7.2°F
  Winter 1997/98 +7.2°F
7th Winter 1986/87 +7.0°F
8th Winter 2011/12 +6.5°F
9th Autumn 1931 +5.8°F
  Winter 1920/21 +5.8°F
IOWA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +7.9°F
2nd Jan-May 1987 +6.8°F
3rd Jan-May 1921 +5.6°F
4th Jan-May 2000 +5.0°F
5th Jan-May 2006 +4.9°F
6th Jan-May 1998 +4.4°F
7th Jan-May 1992 +4.2°F
8th Jan-May 1946 +3.9°F
9th Jan-May 1981 +3.8°F
10th Jan-May 1990 +3.7°F

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KANSAS
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 2012 +7.9°F
2nd Winter 1991/92 +6.9°F
3rd Summer 1934 +6.7°F
4th Summer 1936 +5.7°F
5th Winter 1999/00 +5.6°F
6th Autumn 1963 +5.0°F
  Winter 1975/76 +5.0°F
8th Autumn 1931 +4.9°F
  Winter 1998/99 +4.9°F
10th Winter 1933/34 +4.5°F
KANSAS
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +6.5°F
2nd Jan-May 1986 +4.8°F
3rd Jan-May 2006 +4.7°F
4th Jan-May 1946 +4.5°F
5th Jan-May 1992 +4.3°F
6th Jan-May 1921 +3.9°F
7th Jan-May 2000 +3.7°F
8th Jan-May 1991 +3.2°F
  Jan-May 1987 +3.2°F
10th Jan-May 1934 +3.1°F

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KENTUCKY
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.9°F
2nd Spring 2012 +6.1°F
3rd Winter 1948/49 +5.9°F
4th Autumn 1931 +5.6°F
  Winter 1949/50 +5.6°F
6th Winter 1956/57 +4.5°F
7th Winter 1951/52 +4.3°F
  Winter 1997/98 +4.3°F
9th Winter 1952/53 +4.2°F
10th Spring 1921 +4.1°F
KENTUCKY
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +5.1°F
2nd Jan-May 1921 +4.1°F
3rd Jan-May 1938 +3.8°F
4th Jan-May 1990 +3.3°F
  Jan-May 1998 +3.3°F
6th Jan-May 1946 +3.2°F
7th Jan-May 1991 +3.1°F
8th Jan-May 1974 +3.0°F
9th Jan-May 1953 +2.9°F
10th Jan-May 1949 +2.6°F

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LOUISIANA
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1949/50 +6.9°F
2nd Winter 1931/32 +6.5°F
3rd Winter 1956/57 +5.9°F
4th Winter 1926/27 +5.8°F
5th Winter 1951/52 +5.7°F
6th Winter 1906/07 +5.2°F
7th Winter 1910/11 +4.8°F
8th Winter 1922/23 +4.7°F
9th Spring 2012 +4.5°F
10th Autumn 1931 +4.3°F
LOUISIANA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1911 +4.4°F
2nd Jan-May 2012 +4.2°F
3rd Jan-May 1927 +4.0°F
4th Jan-May 1907 +3.0°F
  Jan-May 1950 +3.0°F
6th Jan-May 1921 +2.9°F
7th Jan-May 1999 +2.7°F
  Jan-May 2000 +2.7°F
  Jan-May 1938 +2.7°F
10th Jan-May 1957 +2.6°F

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MAINE
Spring 2012: 3rd warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1932/33 +6.5°F
2nd Winter 2001/02 +6.4°F
3rd Autumn 1913 +5.9°F
4th Spring 2010 +5.8°F
5th Winter 1952/53 +5.4°F
6th Winter 2009/10 +5.2°F
  Winter 2011/12 +5.2°F
8th Winter 1936/37 +5.0°F
9th Winter 1953/54 +4.8°F
10th Winter 1905/06 +4.7°F
MAINE
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2010 +6.2°F
2nd Jan-May 2012 +4.4°F
3rd Jan-May 1913 +4.0°F
  Jan-May 1998 +4.0°F
5th Jan-May 1953 +3.9°F
6th Jan-May 2006 +3.5°F
7th Jan-May 1903 +3.4°F
8th Jan-May 1910 +3.3°F
  Jan-May 1921 +3.3°F
10th Jan-May 1951 +3.0°F

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MARYLAND
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +7.9°F
2nd Winter 2001/02 +6.3°F
3rd Winter 2011/12 +5.8°F
  Winter 1948/49 +5.8°F
5th Winter 1997/98 +5.6°F
6th Spring 2012 +5.5°F
  Winter 1949/50 +5.5°F
8th Spring 1921 +4.6°F
9th Autumn 1931 +4.5°F
10th Spring 2010 +4.4°F
MARYLAND
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +5.5°F
2nd Jan-May 1998 +4.7°F
3rd Jan-May 1990 +4.0°F
4th Jan-May 1991 +3.9°F
  Jan-May 1921 +3.9°F
6th Jan-May 1953 +3.7°F
  Jan-May 2002 +3.7°F
8th Jan-May 1949 +3.3°F
9th Jan-May 2006 +3.1°F
10th Jan-May 2000 +2.6°F

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MASSACHUSETTS
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +7.1°F
2nd Winter 2011/12 +6.1°F
3rd Winter 1997/98 +5.5°F
4th Winter 1936/37 +5.3°F
5th Spring 2012 +5.2°F
6th Winter 1952/53 +5.0°F
  Winter 1948/49 +5.0°F
  Spring 2010 +5.0°F
9th Winter 1932/33 +4.9°F
10th Winter 1931/32 +4.8°F
MASSACHUSETTS
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +5.5°F
2nd Jan-May 1998 +4.5°F
3rd Jan-May 1949 +3.7°F
4th Jan-May 2010 +3.6°F
  Jan-May 2002 +3.6°F
6th Jan-May 1991 +3.5°F
7th Jan-May 1953 +3.4°F
  Jan-May 1921 +3.4°F
9th Jan-May 1951 +2.8°F
10th Jan-May 2006 +2.5°F

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MICHIGAN
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +7.8°F
2nd Winter 1997/98 +7.5°F
3rd Winter 1931/32 +7.2°F
4th Spring 2012 +6.9°F
5th Winter 2011/12 +6.3°F
6th Spring 2010 +6.0°F
7th Winter 1982/83 +5.8°F
8th Spring 1977 +5.7°F
9th Winter 1918/19 +5.4°F
  Winter 1920/21 +5.4°F
MICHIGAN
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +6.8°F
2nd Jan-May 1998 +6.1°F
3rd Jan-May 1921 +5.5°F
4th Jan-May 1987 +4.8°F
5th Jan-May 2010 +4.6°F
6th Jan-May 2006 +4.5°F
7th Jan-May 1991 +3.7°F
8th Jan-May 2000 +3.5°F
9th Jan-May 1896 +3.3°F
10th Jan-May 1990 +3.2°F

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MINNESOTA
Spring 2012: 2nd warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1930/31 +9.7°F
2nd Winter 2011/12 +9.6°F
3rd Winter 1991/92 +8.0°F
4th Spring 1977 +7.9°F
5th Winter 1982/83 +7.6°F
6th Spring 2012 +7.5°F
7th Winter 1999/00 +7.1°F
8th Spring 1987 +6.8°F
9th Winter 1943/44 +6.6°F
10th Winter 2005/06 +6.4°F
MINNESOTA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1987 +8.9°F
2nd Jan-May 2012 +8.5°F
3rd Jan-May 1998 +7.2°F
4th Jan-May 2006 +5.9°F
5th Jan-May 1931 +5.5°F
6th Jan-May 2000 +5.3°F
7th Jan-May 1992 +5.0°F
8th Jan-May 1981 +4.8°F
9th Jan-May 1990 +4.4°F
  Jan-May 1921 +4.4°F

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MISSISSIPPI
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +7.9°F
2nd Winter 1949/50 +7.2°F
3rd Winter 1956/57 +6.0°F
4th Winter 1951/52 +5.7°F
5th Winter 1926/27 +5.5°F
6th Autumn 1931 +4.9°F
7th Winter 1906/07 +4.7°F
  Winter 1948/49 +4.7°F
9th Spring 2012 +4.6°F
10th Autumn 1919 +3.9°F
MISSISSIPPI
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +4.2°F
2nd Jan-May 1927 +4.1°F
3rd Jan-May 1938 +4.0°F
4th Jan-May 1911 +3.8°F
5th Jan-May 1950 +3.1°F
6th Jan-May 1921 +3.0°F
7th Jan-May 1933 +2.6°F
8th Jan-May 1935 +2.5°F
  Jan-May 1932 +2.5°F
  Jan-May 1974 +2.5°F

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MISSOURI
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 2012 +7.9°F
2nd Winter 1931/32 +7.6°F
3rd Summer 1934 +6.3°F
4th Summer 1936 +6.0°F
5th Autumn 1931 +5.9°F
6th Winter 1991/92 +5.5°F
7th Winter 2011/12 +4.9°F
8th Spring 1977 +4.8°F
  Winter 1999/00 +4.8°F
10th Winter 2001/02 +4.5°F
MISSOURI
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +6.9°F
2nd Jan-May 1921 +4.3°F
3rd Jan-May 1946 +4.1°F
4th Jan-May 2006 +4.0°F
5th Jan-May 1938 +3.9°F
6th Jan-May 2000 +3.5°F
7th Jan-May 1991 +3.1°F
  Jan-May 1986 +3.1°F
  Jan-May 1987 +3.1°F
10th Jan-May 1990 +2.9°F

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MONTANA
Spring 2012: 6th warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1991/92 +9.4°F
2nd Winter 1925/26 +7.1°F
3rd Winter 1930/31 +7.0°F
4th Winter 1982/83 +6.8°F
  Winter 1986/87 +6.8°F
6th Spring 1910 +6.5°F
7th Winter 1980/81 +6.4°F
  Winter 1957/58 +6.4°F
9th Winter 1999/00 +6.1°F
  Winter 2011/12 +6.1°F
MONTANA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1992 +7.4°F
2nd Jan-May 1934 +6.8°F
3rd Jan-May 1987 +6.2°F
4th Jan-May 1981 +5.4°F
5th Jan-May 1986 +5.2°F
6th Jan-May 2012 +5.0°F
7th Jan-May 2006 +4.6°F
  Jan-May 1926 +4.6°F
9th Jan-May 1931 +4.3°F
10th Jan-May 1983 +4.0°F

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NEBRASKA
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1991/92 +8.2°F
2nd Spring 2012 +7.8°F
3rd Winter 1999/00 +6.8°F
4th Winter 1930/31 +6.7°F
5th Winter 1986/87 +6.2°F
6th Summer 1936 +5.8°F
7th Winter 1998/99 +5.6°F
8th Winter 2001/02 +5.4°F
9th Winter 1953/54 +5.3°F
  Winter 1997/98 +5.3°F
NEBRASKA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +6.5°F
2nd Jan-May 1992 +5.3°F
3rd Jan-May 1934 +4.9°F
4th Jan-May 1946 +4.8°F
  Jan-May 2006 +4.8°F
  Jan-May 1987 +4.8°F
7th Jan-May 2000 +4.6°F
8th Jan-May 1921 +4.0°F
  Jan-May 1981 +4.0°F
10th Jan-May 1986 +3.9°F

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NEVADA
Spring 2012: tied for 15th warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 1934 +7.8°F
2nd Winter 1933/34 +6.2°F
3rd Spring 1992 +5.6°F
4th Winter 1980/81 +4.9°F
5th Winter 1994/95 +4.8°F
6th Winter 2002/03 +4.6°F
7th Spring 2004 +4.4°F
  Winter 1985/86 +4.4°F
9th Winter 1995/96 +4.3°F
  Winter 1939/40 +4.3°F
NEVADA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1934 +7.2°F
2nd Jan-May 1986 +4.6°F
3rd Jan-May 1992 +4.4°F
4th Jan-May 2000 +4.3°F
5th Jan-May 1940 +3.2°F
  Jan-May 1926 +3.2°F
7th Jan-May 1925 +3.1°F
8th Jan-May 1996 +3.0°F
  Jan-May 2003 +3.0°F
  Jan-May 1954 +3.0°F

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NEW HAMPSHIRE
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +7.8°F
2nd Winter 2011/12 +6.8°F
3rd Winter 1932/33 +6.2°F
4th Spring 2012 +6.0°F
5th Winter 1936/37 +5.9°F
6th Winter 1997/98 +5.7°F
7th Winter 1948/49 +5.4°F
8th Winter 1952/53 +5.3°F
  Spring 2010 +5.3°F
10th Winter 1998/99 +4.9°F
NEW HAMPSHIRE
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +6.2°F
2nd Jan-May 1998 +5.1°F
3rd Jan-May 2010 +4.8°F
4th Jan-May 1953 +3.7°F
  Jan-May 1991 +3.7°F
6th Jan-May 2002 +3.5°F
7th Jan-May 1949 +3.4°F
8th Jan-May 2006 +3.1°F
9th Jan-May 1990 +2.9°F
10th Jan-May 1986 +2.8°F

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NEW JERSEY
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +7.2°F
2nd Winter 1931/32 +6.9°F
3rd Winter 1997/98 +6.5°F
4th Winter 2011/12 +6.1°F
5th Spring 2012 +5.6°F
6th Winter 1948/49 +5.3°F
  Spring 2010 +5.3°F
8th Winter 1936/37 +4.7°F
9th Autumn 1931 +4.6°F
  Spring 1921 +4.6°F
NEW JERSEY
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +5.7°F
2nd Jan-May 1998 +5.4°F
3rd Jan-May 2002 +4.2°F
4th Jan-May 1991 +4.0°F
5th Jan-May 2006 +3.7°F
6th Jan-May 1990 +3.6°F
  Jan-May 1921 +3.6°F
8th Jan-May 1949 +3.5°F
9th Jan-May 1953 +3.2°F
  Jan-May 2010 +3.2°F

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NEW MEXICO
Spring 2012: 3rd warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1906/07 +5.0°F
2nd Spring 1989 +4.5°F
3rd Summer 2011 +4.0°F
4th Winter 1994/95 +3.9°F
  Winter 1998/99 +3.9°F
6th Winter 1980/81 +3.7°F
  Spring 2000 +3.7°F
8th Spring 2012 +3.6°F
  Winter 1956/57 +3.6°F
10th Spring 1934 +3.5°F
NEW MEXICO
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2000 +4.3°F
2nd Jan-May 1986 +3.6°F
3rd Jan-May 2012 +3.1°F
  Jan-May 2006 +3.1°F
5th Jan-May 1934 +3.0°F
  Jan-May 1996 +3.0°F
7th Jan-May 1989 +2.8°F
8th Jan-May 1954 +2.7°F
9th Jan-May 2009 +2.6°F
10th Jan-May 2003 +2.5°F

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NEW YORK
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +8.3°F
2nd Winter 1931/32 +6.8°F
3rd Winter 2011/12 +6.6°F
4th Winter 1997/98 +6.3°F
5th Spring 2012 +6.1°F
6th Spring 2010 +5.9°F
7th Winter 1932/33 +5.8°F
8th Winter 1952/53 +5.7°F
9th Winter 1948/49 +5.6°F
  Spring 1921 +5.6°F
NEW YORK
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +6.3°F
2nd Jan-May 1998 +5.8°F
3rd Jan-May 1921 +4.6°F
4th Jan-May 2010 +4.3°F
5th Jan-May 1991 +4.1°F
6th Jan-May 1990 +3.9°F
7th Jan-May 1953 +3.7°F
  Jan-May 2002 +3.7°F
9th Jan-May 1949 +3.6°F
10th Jan-May 2006 +3.5°F

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NORTH CAROLINA
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.2°F
2nd Winter 1948/49 +6.1°F
3rd Winter 1949/50 +6.0°F
4th Winter 1956/57 +4.9°F
5th Winter 1908/09 +4.4°F
6th Spring 2012 +4.3°F
7th Winter 1932/33 +4.2°F
  Winter 1936/37 +4.2°F
  Autumn 1985 +4.2°F
10th Winter 1998/99 +4.0°F
NORTH CAROLINA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +3.7°F
2nd Jan-May 1990 +3.3°F
3rd Jan-May 1974 +3.2°F
4th Jan-May 1949 +3.1°F
5th Jan-May 1953 +2.9°F
6th Jan-May 1991 +2.8°F
7th Jan-May 1950 +2.6°F
  Jan-May 1938 +2.6°F
9th Jan-May 1927 +2.5°F
  Jan-May 1933 +2.5°F

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NORTH DAKOTA
Spring 2012: 2nd warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1982/83 +9.8°F
2nd Winter 2001/02 +9.4°F
3rd Winter 1999/00 +9.3°F
  Winter 2005/06 +9.3°F
5th Spring 1977 +8.3°F
6th Winter 1925/26 +7.1°F
7th Spring 2012 +7.0°F
8th Autumn 1963 +6.9°F
  Winter 1941/42 +6.9°F
10th Winter 1943/44 +6.7°F
NORTH DAKOTA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1987 +9.1°F
2nd Jan-May 2012 +8.6°F
3rd Jan-May 1992 +7.6°F
4th Jan-May 2006 +7.1°F
5th Jan-May 1981 +6.5°F
6th Jan-May 1931 +6.1°F
7th Jan-May 1990 +5.8°F
  Jan-May 2000 +5.8°F
9th Jan-May 1934 +5.7°F
10th Jan-May 1991 +5.4°F

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OHIO
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +9.2°F
2nd Spring 2012 +6.9°F
3rd Winter 1997/98 +6.8°F
4th Winter 2001/02 +6.6°F
5th Winter 1948/49 +5.7°F
6th Winter 1949/50 +5.5°F
7th Autumn 1931 +5.4°F
8th Spring 1991 +5.2°F
  Winter 2011/12 +5.2°F
10th Winter 1952/53 +5.0°F
OHIO
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +6.1°F
2nd Jan-May 1998 +5.5°F
3rd Jan-May 1921 +4.8°F
4th Jan-May 1991 +4.2°F
5th Jan-May 1990 +3.8°F
6th Jan-May 1938 +3.6°F
7th Jan-May 2006 +3.5°F
8th Jan-May 1949 +3.0°F
9th Jan-May 1946 +2.9°F
  Jan-May 1953 +2.9°F

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OKLAHOMA
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Summer 2011 +7.3°F
2nd Spring 2012 +6.4°F
3rd Summer 1934 +5.5°F
4th Autumn 1931 +5.3°F
5th Winter 1991/92 +5.1°F
6th Winter 1999/00 +4.8°F
7th Winter 1931/32 +4.7°F
  Summer 1936 +4.7°F
9th Summer 1954 +4.6°F
  Summer 1980 +4.6°F
OKLAHOMA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +5.4°F
2nd Jan-May 2006 +4.4°F
3rd Jan-May 1986 +4.1°F
4th Jan-May 2000 +3.1°F
5th Jan-May 1921 +3.0°F
6th Jan-May 1938 +2.9°F
7th Jan-May 1946 +2.8°F
8th Jan-May 1911 +2.7°F
9th Jan-May 1967 +2.6°F
  Jan-May 1992 +2.6°F

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OREGON
Spring 2012: 58th warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1933/34 +6.6°F
2nd Spring 1934 +6.1°F
3rd Spring 1992 +4.9°F
4th Spring 1910 +4.5°F
5th Winter 1991/92 +4.4°F
6th Winter 1957/58 +4.3°F
  Winter 2002/03 +4.3°F
8th Spring 1926 +4.2°F
9th Winter 1917/18 +3.7°F
10th Summer 1961 +3.6°F
OREGON
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1934 +6.3°F
2nd Jan-May 1992 +5.1°F
3rd Jan-May 1926 +3.8°F
4th Jan-May 1925 +3.0°F
5th Jan-May 1986 +2.8°F
6th Jan-May 1900 +2.7°F
7th Jan-May 1994 +2.6°F
8th Jan-May 1940 +2.5°F
9th Jan-May 1995 +2.2°F
  Jan-May 2003 +2.2°F

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PENNSYLVANIA
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.6°F
2nd Winter 2001/02 +6.7°F
3rd Winter 1997/98 +6.5°F
4th Spring 2012 +5.8°F
5th Spring 1921 +5.6°F
6th Autumn 1931 +5.4°F
7th Winter 1948/49 +5.2°F
8th Winter 2011/12 +4.9°F
9th Winter 1949/50 +4.8°F
10th Winter 1952/53 +4.7°F
PENNSYLVANIA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +5.4°F
  Jan-May 1998 +5.4°F
3rd Jan-May 1921 +4.7°F
4th Jan-May 1991 +3.6°F
5th Jan-May 1990 +3.5°F
6th Jan-May 1953 +3.1°F
  Jan-May 1949 +3.1°F
8th Jan-May 2002 +3.0°F
9th Jan-May 1933 +2.9°F
10th Jan-May 2006 +2.6°F

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RHODE ISLAND
Spring 2012: 2nd warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +6.5°F
2nd Spring 2010 +6.4°F
3rd Winter 1936/37 +5.7°F
4th Spring 2012 +5.3°F
5th Winter 2011/12 +5.1°F
6th Winter 1931/32 +5.0°F
7th Winter 1948/49 +4.8°F
8th Winter 1932/33 +4.6°F
  Winter 1997/98 +4.6°F
10th Winter 1952/53 +4.5°F
RHODE ISLAND
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +5.1°F
2nd Jan-May 1998 +4.6°F
3rd Jan-May 2002 +4.1°F
4th Jan-May 2010 +4.0°F
5th Jan-May 1949 +3.6°F
6th Jan-May 1953 +3.5°F
  Jan-May 1991 +3.5°F
8th Jan-May 1951 +3.4°F
9th Jan-May 1999 +3.1°F
10th Jan-May 2006 +2.9°F

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SOUTH CAROLINA
Spring 2012: 2nd warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +7.9°F
2nd Winter 1948/49 +6.3°F
3rd Winter 1956/57 +6.0°F
4th Winter 1949/50 +5.6°F
5th Autumn 1919 +4.5°F
6th Spring 1908 +4.4°F
7th Winter 1973/74 +4.3°F
8th Spring 2012 +4.2°F
  Winter 1908/09 +4.2°F
10th Winter 1912/13 +4.1°F
SOUTH CAROLINA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1974 +3.7°F
2nd Jan-May 2012 +3.6°F
3rd Jan-May 1990 +3.0°F
  Jan-May 1949 +3.0°F
5th Jan-May 1950 +2.6°F
6th Jan-May 1913 +2.5°F
  Jan-May 1953 +2.5°F
  Jan-May 1927 +2.5°F
9th Jan-May 1945 +2.4°F
  Jan-May 1932 +2.4°F

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SOUTH DAKOTA
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1930/31 +9.7°F
  Winter 1991/92 +9.7°F
3rd Winter 1986/87 +9.6°F
4th Winter 1999/00 +8.2°F
5th Winter 1982/83 +8.0°F
6th Winter 1997/98 +7.9°F
7th Spring 2012 +7.6°F
8th Winter 2001/02 +7.5°F
9th Winter 2011/12 +7.3°F
10th Summer 1936 +7.0°F
SOUTH DAKOTA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +7.6°F
2nd Jan-May 1987 +7.0°F
3rd Jan-May 1992 +6.4°F
4th Jan-May 1934 +6.1°F
5th Jan-May 2006 +5.7°F
6th Jan-May 1981 +5.6°F
7th Jan-May 2000 +5.1°F
8th Jan-May 1931 +4.8°F
9th Jan-May 1946 +4.7°F
  Jan-May 1921 +4.7°F

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TENNESSEE
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.6°F
2nd Winter 1949/50 +6.3°F
3rd Spring 2012 +6.0°F
4th Autumn 1931 +5.7°F
5th Winter 1956/57 +5.4°F
6th Winter 1948/49 +5.2°F
7th Winter 1951/52 +4.7°F
8th Winter 1936/37 +4.0°F
  Winter 1998/99 +4.0°F
10th Spring 1908 +3.9°F
TENNESSEE
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +5.0°F
2nd Jan-May 1921 +3.7°F
  Jan-May 1938 +3.7°F
4th Jan-May 1927 +3.5°F
5th Jan-May 1911 +2.9°F
6th Jan-May 1946 +2.8°F
7th Jan-May 1974 +2.7°F
8th Jan-May 1953 +2.6°F
  Jan-May 1932 +2.6°F
10th Jan-May 1990 +2.5°F

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TEXAS
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Summer 2011 +5.3°F
2nd Winter 1906/07 +5.1°F
3rd Spring 2012 +4.7°F
4th Winter 1951/52 +4.6°F
5th Autumn 1931 +4.5°F
6th Winter 1910/11 +4.4°F
7th Spring 2006 +4.3°F
8th Winter 1999/00 +4.1°F
9th Winter 1922/23 +4.0°F
10th Winter 1949/50 +3.9°F
TEXAS
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2000 +4.1°F
2nd Jan-May 2006 +3.8°F
3rd Jan-May 2012 +3.6°F
4th Jan-May 1911 +3.4°F
5th Jan-May 1927 +3.3°F
6th Jan-May 1921 +2.7°F
  Jan-May 1925 +2.7°F
8th Jan-May 1999 +2.6°F
9th Jan-May 1986 +2.5°F
10th Jan-May 1938 +2.3°F

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UTAH
Spring 2012: 8th warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 1934 +6.4°F
2nd Winter 1933/34 +6.0°F
3rd Winter 1980/81 +5.8°F
4th Winter 1906/07 +5.7°F
5th Winter 1999/00 +5.6°F
6th Winter 1994/95 +5.5°F
7th Spring 1992 +5.3°F
8th Summer 2007 +5.0°F
9th Winter 1995/96 +4.7°F
  Winter 2004/05 +4.7°F
UTAH
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1934 +6.4°F
2nd Jan-May 2000 +5.5°F
3rd Jan-May 1986 +4.5°F
4th Jan-May 2012 +3.9°F
5th Jan-May 1992 +3.8°F
6th Jan-May 2003 +3.6°F
7th Jan-May 1994 +3.3°F
  Jan-May 1954 +3.3°F
9th Jan-May 1996 +3.0°F
  Jan-May 2005 +3.0°F

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VERMONT
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +8.2°F
2nd Winter 1932/33 +7.4°F
3rd Spring 2012 +6.4°F
  Winter 2011/12 +6.4°F
  Winter 1936/37 +6.4°F
6th Winter 1948/49 +6.2°F
7th Winter 1952/53 +6.1°F
8th Spring 2010 +5.8°F
9th Winter 1931/32 +5.6°F
  Winter 1997/98 +5.6°F
VERMONT
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +6.4°F
2nd Jan-May 2010 +5.4°F
3rd Jan-May 1998 +5.3°F
4th Jan-May 1953 +4.6°F
5th Jan-May 1949 +4.0°F
6th Jan-May 2006 +3.8°F
  Jan-May 1921 +3.8°F
8th Jan-May 1991 +3.5°F
9th Jan-May 2002 +3.4°F
  Jan-May 1933 +3.4°F

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VIRGINIA
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.5°F
2nd Winter 1948/49 +6.1°F
3rd Winter 1949/50 +5.8°F
4th Spring 2012 +5.2°F
5th Autumn 1931 +4.7°F
6th Winter 1956/57 +4.6°F
7th Winter 2001/02 +4.4°F
8th Winter 2011/12 +4.2°F
9th Autumn 1900 +4.0°F
10th Winter 1990/91 +3.9°F
VIRGINIA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +4.6°F
2nd Jan-May 1990 +3.8°F
3rd Jan-May 1953 +3.4°F
4th Jan-May 1991 +3.3°F
  Jan-May 1921 +3.3°F
6th Jan-May 1949 +3.1°F
7th Jan-May 1974 +2.8°F
8th Jan-May 1998 +2.7°F
9th Jan-May 1913 +2.6°F
10th Jan-May 1932 +2.5°F

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WASHINGTON
Spring 2012: 79th warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1933/34 +5.6°F
2nd Winter 1957/58 +5.3°F
3rd Winter 1991/92 +5.2°F
  Spring 1934 +5.2°F
5th Winter 1966/67 +4.8°F
6th Winter 1925/26 +4.7°F
7th Winter 2002/03 +4.5°F
8th Winter 1980/81 +4.4°F
  Winter 1895/96 +4.4°F
10th Spring 1992 +4.3°F
WASHINGTON
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1934 +5.6°F
2nd Jan-May 1992 +5.0°F
3rd Jan-May 1926 +3.9°F
4th Jan-May 1983 +3.4°F
5th Jan-May 1941 +3.2°F
  Jan-May 1958 +3.2°F
  Jan-May 1994 +3.2°F
8th Jan-May 1900 +3.1°F
9th Jan-May 1987 +2.8°F
  Jan-May 1925 +2.8°F

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WEST VIRGINIA
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.7°F
2nd Winter 1948/49 +6.7°F
3rd Winter 1949/50 +6.4°F
4th Spring 2012 +5.6°F
5th Autumn 1931 +4.8°F
6th Winter 2001/02 +4.7°F
  Winter 1936/37 +4.7°F
8th Autumn 1900 +4.6°F
9th Spring 1921 +4.5°F
10th Winter 1997/98 +4.4°F
WEST VIRGINIA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +4.7°F
2nd Jan-May 1921 +4.1°F
3rd Jan-May 1990 +3.4°F
4th Jan-May 1991 +3.3°F
  Jan-May 1949 +3.3°F
  Jan-May 1998 +3.3°F
7th Jan-May 1938 +3.2°F
8th Jan-May 1974 +3.0°F
9th Jan-May 1946 +2.8°F
10th Jan-May 1953 +2.7°F

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WISCONSIN
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1997/98 +9.7°F
2nd Winter 2001/02 +9.6°F
3rd Spring 2012 +7.6°F
  Winter 2011/12 +7.6°F
5th Winter 1930/31 +7.2°F
6th Spring 1977 +7.1°F
  Winter 1982/83 +7.1°F
8th Winter 1931/32 +6.8°F
  Winter 1986/87 +6.8°F
10th Autumn 1931 +6.0°F
WISCONSIN
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +7.8°F
2nd Jan-May 1998 +6.9°F
3rd Jan-May 1987 +6.5°F
4th Jan-May 2006 +5.2°F
5th Jan-May 1921 +5.1°F
6th Jan-May 2010 +4.4°F
7th Jan-May 2000 +4.2°F
8th Jan-May 1931 +4.1°F
9th Jan-May 1990 +3.9°F
10th Jan-May 1999 +3.7°F

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WYOMING
Spring 2012: 3rd warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1933/34 +7.2°F
2nd Winter 1980/81 +6.9°F
3rd Spring 1992 +6.2°F
4th Spring 1934 +5.9°F
5th Spring 2012 +5.6°F
6th Autumn 1963 +5.4°F
  Winter 1999/00 +5.4°F
8th Winter 1953/54 +5.2°F
9th Winter 1957/58 +4.7°F
  Summer 1988 +4.7°F
WYOMING
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1934 +6.2°F
2nd Jan-May 1992 +5.8°F
3rd Jan-May 2012 +4.7°F
4th Jan-May 2000 +4.5°F
  Jan-May 1981 +4.5°F
6th Jan-May 1986 +4.3°F
7th Jan-May 1987 +3.5°F
8th Jan-May 1925 +3.4°F
9th Jan-May 2006 +3.1°F
  Jan-May 1994 +3.1°F

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NORTHEAST U.S.
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +7.3°F
2nd Winter 1931/32 +6.5°F
3rd Winter 2011/12 +5.8°F
4th Winter 1997/98 +5.7°F
5th Spring 2012 +5.6°F
6th Winter 1932/33 +5.4°F
7th Winter 1952/53 +5.2°F
  Spring 2010 +5.2°F
9th Winter 1948/49 +5.1°F
  Winter 1936/37 +5.1°F
NORTHEAST U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +5.6°F
2nd Jan-May 1998 +5.2°F
3rd Jan-May 1921 +4.0°F
4th Jan-May 2010 +3.8°F
5th Jan-May 1953 +3.6°F
6th Jan-May 1991 +3.4°F
7th Jan-May 1949 +3.2°F
  Jan-May 2006 +3.2°F
  Jan-May 2002 +3.2°F
10th Jan-May 1990 +3.1°F

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EAST NORTH CENTRAL U.S.
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1997/98 +9.1°F
2nd Winter 2001/02 +9.0°F
3rd Winter 2011/12 +7.8°F
4th Spring 2012 +7.6°F
5th Winter 1930/31 +7.4°F
  Winter 1986/87 +7.4°F
7th Spring 1977 +7.1°F
8th Winter 1982/83 +6.7°F
9th Winter 1991/92 +6.5°F
10th Winter 1931/32 +6.1°F
EAST NORTH CENTRAL U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +7.9°F
2nd Jan-May 1987 +7.0°F
3rd Jan-May 1998 +6.3°F
4th Jan-May 2006 +5.2°F
5th Jan-May 1921 +5.0°F
6th Jan-May 2000 +4.6°F
7th Jan-May 1931 +4.0°F
8th Jan-May 1990 +3.8°F
9th Jan-May 1992 +3.6°F
10th Jan-May 1999 +3.4°F

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CENTRAL U.S.
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.5°F
2nd Spring 2012 +7.0°F
3rd Autumn 1931 +5.7°F
4th Winter 1997/98 +5.0°F
  Winter 1949/50 +5.0°F
6th Winter 2001/02 +4.9°F
7th Spring 1977 +4.8°F
8th Winter 2011/12 +4.6°F
9th Winter 1991/92 +4.4°F
10th Spring 1991 +4.3°F
CENTRAL U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +6.1°F
2nd Jan-May 1921 +4.5°F
3rd Jan-May 1998 +3.7°F
  Jan-May 1938 +3.7°F
5th Jan-May 1946 +3.5°F
6th Jan-May 1990 +3.2°F
  Jan-May 1991 +3.2°F
  Jan-May 2006 +3.2°F
9th Jan-May 2000 +2.8°F
10th Jan-May 1953 +2.4°F

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SOUTHEAST U.S.
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.3°F
2nd Winter 1949/50 +6.1°F
3rd Winter 1948/49 +6.0°F
4th Winter 1956/57 +5.4°F
5th Spring 2012 +4.2°F
  Winter 1936/37 +4.2°F
7th Winter 1926/27 +3.9°F
8th Autumn 1919 +3.8°F
  Winter 1951/52 +3.8°F
  Winter 1932/33 +3.8°F
SOUTHEAST U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +3.7°F
2nd Jan-May 1974 +3.0°F
3rd Jan-May 1949 +2.9°F
4th Jan-May 1990 +2.8°F
5th Jan-May 1927 +2.7°F
6th Jan-May 1938 +2.6°F
7th Jan-May 1991 +2.5°F
  Jan-May 1950 +2.5°F
9th Jan-May 1953 +2.4°F
  Jan-May 1932 +2.4°F

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WEST NORTH CENTRAL U.S.
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1991/92 +8.2°F
2nd Winter 1930/31 +7.2°F
3rd Winter 1986/87 +7.0°F
4th Winter 1999/00 +6.9°F
5th Winter 1982/83 +6.4°F
6th Winter 1980/81 +6.2°F
7th Spring 2012 +6.1°F
8th Winter 1997/98 +5.9°F
9th Spring 1910 +5.7°F
  Winter 2011/12 +5.7°F
WEST NORTH CENTRAL U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1992 +6.5°F
2nd Jan-May 2012 +6.2°F
3rd Jan-May 1934 +6.1°F
4th Jan-May 1987 +6.0°F
5th Jan-May 1981 +5.2°F
6th Jan-May 2006 +4.9°F
7th Jan-May 2000 +4.7°F
8th Jan-May 1986 +4.5°F
9th Jan-May 1931 +3.8°F
10th Jan-May 1946 +3.7°F

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SOUTH U.S.
Spring 2012: warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 2012 +5.5°F
2nd Summer 2011 +5.0°F
3rd Autumn 1931 +4.7°F
4th Winter 1951/52 +4.4°F
5th Winter 1906/07 +4.3°F
6th Winter 1931/32 +4.2°F
7th Winter 1999/00 +4.0°F
8th Winter 1949/50 +3.9°F
  Winter 1998/99 +3.9°F
10th Summer 1934 +3.7°F
SOUTH U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2012 +4.5°F
2nd Jan-May 2006 +3.6°F
3rd Jan-May 2000 +3.5°F
4th Jan-May 1911 +3.3°F
5th Jan-May 1927 +3.1°F
6th Jan-May 1921 +3.0°F
7th Jan-May 1986 +2.8°F
8th Jan-May 1938 +2.7°F
9th Jan-May 1925 +2.5°F
10th Jan-May 1999 +2.4°F

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SOUTHWEST U.S.
Spring 2012: tied for 3rd warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 1934 +5.1°F
2nd Winter 1980/81 +5.0°F
3rd Winter 1906/07 +4.7°F
4th Spring 1989 +4.6°F
5th Winter 1933/34 +4.4°F
6th Winter 1994/95 +4.2°F
  Winter 1999/00 +4.2°F
8th Spring 2004 +4.1°F
  Spring 2000 +4.1°F
  Spring 2012 +4.1°F
SOUTHWEST U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 2000 +4.8°F
2nd Jan-May 1934 +4.7°F
3rd Jan-May 1986 +4.1°F
4th Jan-May 2012 +3.5°F
5th Jan-May 2003 +3.0°F
  Jan-May 1954 +3.0°F
7th Jan-May 1996 +2.9°F
  Jan-May 2006 +2.9°F
9th Jan-May 2009 +2.8°F
10th Jan-May 1999 +2.5°F

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NORTHWEST U.S.
Spring 2012: tied for 41st warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1933/34 +6.9°F
2nd Spring 1934 +6.5°F
3rd Spring 1992 +5.3°F
4th Winter 2002/03 +4.8°F
5th Winter 1991/92 +4.7°F
6th Spring 1910 +4.4°F
7th Winter 1957/58 +4.2°F
8th Winter 1980/81 +4.1°F
9th Winter 1952/53 +4.0°F
10th Winter 1917/18 +3.9°F
NORTHWEST U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1934 +6.7°F
2nd Jan-May 1992 +5.4°F
3rd Jan-May 1926 +3.5°F
4th Jan-May 1900 +3.2°F
5th Jan-May 1994 +3.1°F
6th Jan-May 1925 +3.0°F
7th Jan-May 1986 +2.8°F
  Jan-May 1940 +2.8°F
9th Jan-May 2003 +2.7°F
  Jan-May 1987 +2.7°F

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WEST U.S.
Spring 2012: tied for 25th warmest spring on record
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 1934 +6.3°F
2nd Spring 1992 +4.8°F
3rd Spring 1926 +4.4°F
4th Spring 2004 +4.2°F
5th Winter 1980/81 +4.1°F
6th Winter 1985/86 +3.9°F
  Spring 1997 +3.9°F
8th Spring 1910 +3.7°F
  Winter 1995/96 +3.7°F
10th Winter 1979/80 +3.5°F
WEST U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-May periods
1st Jan-May 1934 +5.3°F
2nd Jan-May 1986 +4.0°F
3rd Jan-May 1992 +3.8°F
4th Jan-May 1926 +3.4°F
5th Jan-May 2000 +3.3°F
6th Jan-May 1997 +3.1°F
7th Jan-May 1996 +2.8°F
8th Jan-May 1940 +2.4°F
9th Jan-May 1981 +2.3°F
10th Jan-May 2004 +2.2°F

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