Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1963
1-Month
24.44°F
(-4.20°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-5.68°F
(-3.16°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2006
Dec 1962–Jan 1963
2-Month
28.92°F
(-1.71°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
-2.51°F
(-1.39°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1979
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2020
Nov 1962–Jan 1963
3-Month
33.67°F
(0.93°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
-1.19°F
(-0.66°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1977
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2002
Oct 1962–Jan 1963
4-Month
39.29°F
(4.05°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Sep 1962–Jan 1963
5-Month
44.26°F
(6.81°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1977
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Aug 1962–Jan 1963
6-Month
48.91°F
(9.39°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.21°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1977
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2022
Jul 1962–Jan 1963
7-Month
52.22°F
(11.23°C)
52.76°F
(11.53°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1977
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2022
Jun 1962–Jan 1963
8-Month
54.18°F
(12.32°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1977
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2022
Ties: 1949
May 1962–Jan 1963
9-Month
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
55.32°F
(12.96°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1977
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2022
Apr 1962–Jan 1963
10-Month
54.75°F
(12.64°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2022
Ties: 1897
Mar 1962–Jan 1963
11-Month
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.25°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2013
Feb 1962–Jan 1963
12-Month
51.69°F
(10.94°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Aug 1961–Jan 1963
18-Month
50.49°F
(10.27°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2017
Feb 1961–Jan 1963
24-Month
51.67°F
(10.93°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1918
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Feb 1960–Jan 1963
36-Month
51.60°F
(10.89°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Feb 1959–Jan 1963
48-Month
51.72°F
(10.96°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2019
Feb 1958–Jan 1963
60-Month
51.73°F
(10.96°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2020, 2021
Ties: 1928

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/