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Average Temperature Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
35.55°F
(1.97°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
5.43°F
(3.01°C)
124th Coolest
Coolest since:
1979
5th Warmest
Warmest since:
2006
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
35.99°F
(2.22°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
4.56°F
(2.54°C)
127th Coolest
Coolest since:
1979
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2020
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
37.70°F
(3.17°C)
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
2.83°F
(1.58°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
11th Warmest
Warmest since:
2002
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
41.28°F
(5.16°C)
39.67°F
(4.26°C)
1.61°F
(0.90°C)
110th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
18th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
46.71°F
(8.17°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
2.00°F
(1.11°C)
116th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
12th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
51.22°F
(10.68°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
1.94°F
(1.08°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
11th Warmest
Warmest since:
2022
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
54.56°F
(12.53°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
1.81°F
(1.00°C)
115th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
13th Warmest
Warmest since:
2022
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
56.33°F
(13.52°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
1.61°F
(0.90°C)
114th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
14th Warmest
Warmest since:
2022
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
56.68°F
(13.71°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
1.35°F
(0.75°C)
110th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
18th Warmest
Warmest since:
2022
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
56.30°F
(13.50°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
1.40°F
(0.78°C)
111th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
17th Warmest
Warmest since:
2022
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
54.84°F
(12.69°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
106th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
22nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2013
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
52.92°F
(11.62°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.91°F
(0.50°C)
96th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
32nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
105th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
22nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 2004
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
53.24°F
(11.80°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
108th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
19th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
53.64°F
(12.02°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.65°F
(0.91°C)
116th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
10th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
53.98°F
(12.21°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
2.00°F
(1.11°C)
122nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2019
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
54.05°F
(12.25°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
2.08°F
(1.16°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2020, 2021
Ties: 2021

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