Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1899
1-Month
39.88°F
(4.38°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1979
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2006
Dec 1898–Jan 1899
2-Month
39.40°F
(4.11°C)
41.65°F
(5.36°C)
-2.25°F
(-1.25°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Nov 1898–Jan 1899
3-Month
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
-2.59°F
(-1.44°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2000
Oct 1898–Jan 1899
4-Month
47.93°F
(8.85°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
-2.79°F
(-1.55°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2000
Sep 1898–Jan 1899
5-Month
54.08°F
(12.27°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
-2.05°F
(-1.14°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2000, 2022
Aug 1898–Jan 1899
6-Month
59.32°F
(15.18°C)
60.97°F
(16.09°C)
-1.65°F
(-0.91°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2022
Ties: 1920
Jul 1898–Jan 1899
7-Month
63.16°F
(17.31°C)
64.63°F
(18.13°C)
-1.47°F
(-0.82°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2022
Jun 1898–Jan 1899
8-Month
65.51°F
(18.62°C)
66.72°F
(19.29°C)
-1.21°F
(-0.67°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2022
May 1898–Jan 1899
9-Month
66.24°F
(19.02°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
-1.18°F
(-0.66°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2022
Apr 1898–Jan 1899
10-Month
65.97°F
(18.87°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
-1.05°F
(-0.59°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918, 1973
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2022
Mar 1898–Jan 1899
11-Month
64.73°F
(18.18°C)
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.56°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2013
Ties: 1907
Feb 1898–Jan 1899
12-Month
63.24°F
(17.36°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.76°F
(-0.42°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2013
Aug 1897–Jan 1899
18-Month
62.48°F
(16.93°C)
62.97°F
(17.21°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.28°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1913
98th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Feb 1897–Jan 1899
24-Month
63.45°F
(17.47°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Feb 1896–Jan 1899
36-Month
63.44°F
(17.47°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1918
106th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 1895–Jan 1899
48-Month
63.32°F
(17.40°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.36°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
113th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/