Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1898
1-Month
30.67°F
(-0.74°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
0.55°F
(0.30°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2006
Ties: 2010
Dec 1897–Jan 1898
2-Month
30.72°F
(-0.71°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.39°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1979
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2020
Nov 1897–Jan 1898
3-Month
34.11°F
(1.17°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.42°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2002
Oct 1897–Jan 1898
4-Month
39.36°F
(4.09°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 1897–Jan 1898
5-Month
44.77°F
(7.09°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 1897–Jan 1898
6-Month
49.20°F
(9.56°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
76th Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
Jul 1897–Jan 1898
7-Month
52.65°F
(11.47°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
78th Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
Jun 1897–Jan 1898
8-Month
54.58°F
(12.54°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
79th Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
May 1897–Jan 1898
9-Month
55.32°F
(12.96°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
75th Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
Ties: 1933
Apr 1897–Jan 1898
10-Month
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
74th Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
Mar 1897–Jan 1898
11-Month
53.44°F
(11.91°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
81st Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Feb 1897–Jan 1898
12-Month
51.76°F
(10.98°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
81st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1959, 1985
Aug 1896–Jan 1898
18-Month
50.57°F
(10.32°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2017
Feb 1896–Jan 1898
24-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
89th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 1895–Jan 1898
36-Month
51.41°F
(10.78°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.33°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1918
114th 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 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/