Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1902
1-Month
40.93°F
(4.96°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2006
Dec 1901–Jan 1902
2-Month
41.44°F
(5.24°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.13°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Nov 1901–Jan 1902
3-Month
45.42°F
(7.46°C)
45.36°F
(7.42°C)
0.06°F
(0.04°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2000
Oct 1901–Jan 1902
4-Month
51.19°F
(10.66°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2000
Sep 1901–Jan 1902
5-Month
56.09°F
(13.38°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.03°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2000, 2022
Aug 1901–Jan 1902
6-Month
61.10°F
(16.17°C)
60.97°F
(16.09°C)
0.13°F
(0.08°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2022
Jul 1901–Jan 1902
7-Month
65.22°F
(18.46°C)
64.63°F
(18.13°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1973
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2022
Ties: 2015
Jun 1901–Jan 1902
8-Month
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
66.73°F
(19.29°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2022
May 1901–Jan 1902
9-Month
68.01°F
(20.01°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1973
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2022
Ties: 1944
Apr 1901–Jan 1902
10-Month
67.37°F
(19.65°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918, 1973
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2022
Mar 1901–Jan 1902
11-Month
66.02°F
(18.90°C)
65.75°F
(18.75°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2013
Ties: 1982
Feb 1901–Jan 1902
12-Month
63.87°F
(17.71°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2013
Ties: 1965
Aug 1900–Jan 1902
18-Month
63.13°F
(17.29°C)
62.98°F
(17.21°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1913
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2013
Feb 1900–Jan 1902
24-Month
64.14°F
(17.86°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 1899–Jan 1902
36-Month
63.86°F
(17.70°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1918
75th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 1898–Jan 1902
48-Month
63.70°F
(17.61°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1918
90th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1962
Feb 1897–Jan 1902
60-Month
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1907
91st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1983

Citing This Page

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