Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1900
1-Month
34.11°F
(1.17°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
3.99°F
(2.21°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Dec 1899–Jan 1900
2-Month
32.87°F
(0.48°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Nov 1899–Jan 1900
3-Month
36.88°F
(2.71°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
2.02°F
(1.12°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Oct 1899–Jan 1900
4-Month
41.16°F
(5.09°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
1.48°F
(0.82°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 1899–Jan 1900
5-Month
45.89°F
(7.72°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 1899–Jan 1900
6-Month
50.19°F
(10.11°C)
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
0.92°F
(0.52°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
Ties: 1964
Jul 1899–Jan 1900
7-Month
53.46°F
(11.92°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
0.71°F
(0.39°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
Jun 1899–Jan 1900
8-Month
55.36°F
(12.98°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.64°F
(0.36°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
May 1899–Jan 1900
9-Month
55.87°F
(13.26°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
Ties: 1988, 1998
Apr 1899–Jan 1900
10-Month
55.34°F
(12.97°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
49th Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
Mar 1899–Jan 1900
11-Month
53.73°F
(12.07°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
70th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1902
Feb 1899–Jan 1900
12-Month
51.38°F
(10.77°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.35°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Aug 1898–Jan 1900
18-Month
50.17°F
(10.09°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
-0.93°F
(-0.52°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2017
Feb 1898–Jan 1900
24-Month
51.36°F
(10.76°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.35°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2018
Feb 1897–Jan 1900
36-Month
51.50°F
(10.83°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.28°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1918
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2018
Feb 1896–Jan 1900
48-Month
51.55°F
(10.86°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
104th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Feb 1895–Jan 1900
60-Month
51.39°F
(10.77°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
114th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020, 2021

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/