Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1899
1-Month
29.68°F
(-1.29°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1979
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2006
Dec 1898–Jan 1899
2-Month
29.18°F
(-1.57°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
-2.25°F
(-1.25°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2020
Nov 1898–Jan 1899
3-Month
32.25°F
(0.14°C)
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
-2.62°F
(-1.45°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2002
Oct 1898–Jan 1899
4-Month
37.06°F
(2.81°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
-2.62°F
(-1.46°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2016
Sep 1898–Jan 1899
5-Month
42.74°F
(5.97°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
-1.98°F
(-1.10°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2016
Aug 1898–Jan 1899
6-Month
47.74°F
(8.74°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
-1.54°F
(-0.86°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2022
Jul 1898–Jan 1899
7-Month
51.39°F
(10.77°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-1.36°F
(-0.76°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2022
Jun 1898–Jan 1899
8-Month
53.63°F
(12.02°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
-1.09°F
(-0.60°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2022
May 1898–Jan 1899
9-Month
54.33°F
(12.41°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
-1.00°F
(-0.55°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2022
Apr 1898–Jan 1899
10-Month
53.98°F
(12.21°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
-0.92°F
(-0.51°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2022
Ties: 1969
Mar 1898–Jan 1899
11-Month
52.80°F
(11.56°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
-0.87°F
(-0.48°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2013
Feb 1898–Jan 1899
12-Month
51.35°F
(10.75°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.37°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1912
Aug 1897–Jan 1899
18-Month
50.63°F
(10.35°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1918
101st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Feb 1897–Jan 1899
24-Month
51.56°F
(10.87°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Ties: 1971
Feb 1896–Jan 1899
36-Month
51.61°F
(10.89°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.22°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1918
101st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1931, 1969, 1972, 1973
Feb 1895–Jan 1899
48-Month
51.39°F
(10.77°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
114th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

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