Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
34.68°F
(1.49°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
4.56°F
(2.53°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2006
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
31.74°F
(-0.14°C)
31.42°F
(-0.32°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2020
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
34.33°F
(1.29°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
39.32°F
(4.07°C)
39.67°F
(4.26°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
44.01°F
(6.67°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.40°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
48.51°F
(9.17°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
-0.77°F
(-0.43°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2022
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
52.16°F
(11.20°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2022
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
54.15°F
(12.31°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.31°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2022
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
55.03°F
(12.79°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2022
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
54.97°F
(12.76°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2022
Ties: 1958
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
53.92°F
(12.18°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
0.24°F
(0.14°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2013
Ties: 1926, 1931
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
50.90°F
(10.50°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
51.88°F
(11.04°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1951
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
51.76°F
(10.98°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1901, 1953
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
51.80°F
(11.00°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2019
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
51.96°F
(11.09°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2020, 2021
Ties: 1951

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