Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1897
1-Month
28.17°F
(-2.13°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-1.95°F
(-1.09°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1979
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2006
Dec 1896–Jan 1897
2-Month
31.86°F
(-0.08°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1979
60th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 1933
Nov 1896–Jan 1897
3-Month
34.01°F
(1.12°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
-0.85°F
(-0.47°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2002
Oct 1896–Jan 1897
4-Month
38.49°F
(3.61°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
-1.19°F
(-0.66°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1977
106th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 1896–Jan 1897
5-Month
43.38°F
(6.32°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
-1.34°F
(-0.75°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2016
Aug 1896–Jan 1897
6-Month
48.19°F
(8.99°C)
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
-1.08°F
(-0.60°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2022
Jul 1896–Jan 1897
7-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
52.76°F
(11.53°C)
-0.92°F
(-0.51°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1977
112th Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
Jun 1896–Jan 1897
8-Month
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1977
102nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
May 1896–Jan 1897
9-Month
55.02°F
(12.79°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1977
90th Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
Ties: 1906
Apr 1896–Jan 1897
10-Month
54.75°F
(12.64°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1918
85th Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
Ties: 1963
Mar 1896–Jan 1897
11-Month
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Feb 1896–Jan 1897
12-Month
51.72°F
(10.96°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.16°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Aug 1895–Jan 1897
18-Month
50.61°F
(10.34°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Feb 1895–Jan 1897
24-Month
51.23°F
(10.68°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.44°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
116th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/