Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2009
1-Month
31.05°F
(-0.53°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
0.93°F
(0.51°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2006
Dec 2008–Jan 2009
2-Month
31.46°F
(-0.30°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
74th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2020
Nov 2008–Jan 2009
3-Month
35.61°F
(2.01°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
0.75°F
(0.42°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2002
Ties: 1976
Oct 2008–Jan 2009
4-Month
40.20°F
(4.56°C)
39.67°F
(4.26°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2016
Sep 2008–Jan 2009
5-Month
45.21°F
(7.34°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2016
Aug 2008–Jan 2009
6-Month
49.72°F
(9.84°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2022
Ties: 1948
Jul 2008–Jan 2009
7-Month
53.20°F
(11.78°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2022
Ties: 1947
Jun 2008–Jan 2009
8-Month
55.25°F
(12.92°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2022
May 2008–Jan 2009
9-Month
55.71°F
(13.17°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2022
Apr 2008–Jan 2009
10-Month
55.18°F
(12.88°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
0.28°F
(0.16°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2022
Ties: 1982, 2014
Mar 2008–Jan 2009
11-Month
53.96°F
(12.20°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2013
Feb 2008–Jan 2009
12-Month
52.36°F
(11.31°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 2010
Aug 2007–Jan 2009
18-Month
51.86°F
(11.03°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
0.77°F
(0.42°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Feb 2007–Jan 2009
24-Month
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.96°F
(0.53°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2018
Feb 2006–Jan 2009
36-Month
53.18°F
(11.77°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2018
Feb 2005–Jan 2009
48-Month
53.41°F
(11.89°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.43°F
(0.79°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2006 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2019
Feb 2004–Jan 2009
60-Month
53.40°F
(11.89°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.42°F
(0.79°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1918
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2020, 2021
Ties: 2004

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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 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/