Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1974
1-Month
34.74°F
(1.52°C)
33.82°F
(1.01°C)
0.92°F
(0.51°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1936
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1954
Jan–Feb 1974
2-Month
32.88°F
(0.49°C)
31.97°F
(-0.02°C)
0.91°F
(0.51°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1945
Dec 1973–Feb 1974
3-Month
33.15°F
(0.64°C)
32.22°F
(0.12°C)
0.93°F
(0.52°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Nov 1973–Feb 1974
4-Month
35.60°F
(2.00°C)
34.60°F
(1.44°C)
1.00°F
(0.56°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2000
Oct 1973–Feb 1974
5-Month
39.69°F
(4.27°C)
38.50°F
(3.61°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Sep 1973–Feb 1974
6-Month
43.81°F
(6.56°C)
42.90°F
(6.06°C)
0.91°F
(0.50°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2016
Aug 1973–Feb 1974
7-Month
47.92°F
(8.84°C)
47.06°F
(8.37°C)
0.86°F
(0.47°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1976
Jul 1973–Feb 1974
8-Month
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
50.38°F
(10.21°C)
0.71°F
(0.40°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Jun 1973–Feb 1974
9-Month
53.08°F
(11.71°C)
52.40°F
(11.33°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
May 1973–Feb 1974
10-Month
53.69°F
(12.05°C)
53.18°F
(11.77°C)
0.51°F
(0.28°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918, 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1976
Apr 1973–Feb 1974
11-Month
53.25°F
(11.81°C)
52.98°F
(11.66°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Mar 1973–Feb 1974
12-Month
52.50°F
(11.39°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1957
Sep 1972–Feb 1974
18-Month
48.82°F
(9.34°C)
48.97°F
(9.43°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1924
Mar 1972–Feb 1974
24-Month
51.92°F
(11.07°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1984
Mar 1971–Feb 1974
36-Month
51.85°F
(11.03°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1966
Mar 1970–Feb 1974
48-Month
51.80°F
(11.00°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1962, 1977
Mar 1969–Feb 1974
60-Month
51.75°F
(10.97°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/