Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1920
1-Month
39.31°F
(4.06°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
-1.18°F
(-0.66°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1979
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2006
Dec 1919–Jan 1920
2-Month
39.25°F
(4.03°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
-2.41°F
(-1.34°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1979
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Nov 1919–Jan 1920
3-Month
42.82°F
(6.01°C)
45.36°F
(7.42°C)
-2.54°F
(-1.41°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1979
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2000
Oct 1919–Jan 1920
4-Month
47.97°F
(8.87°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
-2.75°F
(-1.53°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1973
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2000
Sep 1919–Jan 1920
5-Month
54.05°F
(12.25°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
-2.08°F
(-1.16°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1973
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2000, 2022
Aug 1919–Jan 1920
6-Month
59.32°F
(15.18°C)
60.97°F
(16.09°C)
-1.65°F
(-0.91°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1973
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2022
Ties: 1899
Jul 1919–Jan 1920
7-Month
63.35°F
(17.42°C)
64.64°F
(18.13°C)
-1.29°F
(-0.71°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1973
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2022
Ties: 1930
Jun 1919–Jan 1920
8-Month
65.73°F
(18.74°C)
66.72°F
(19.29°C)
-0.99°F
(-0.55°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1973
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2022
Ties: 1918
May 1919–Jan 1920
9-Month
66.50°F
(19.17°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
-0.92°F
(-0.51°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1973
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2022
Ties: 1962
Apr 1919–Jan 1920
10-Month
66.20°F
(19.00°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.46°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918, 1973
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2022
Mar 1919–Jan 1920
11-Month
64.93°F
(18.29°C)
65.75°F
(18.75°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.46°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2013
Ties: 1969, 1970
Feb 1919–Jan 1920
12-Month
63.03°F
(17.24°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.96°F
(-0.53°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2013
Ties: 1916
Aug 1918–Jan 1920
18-Month
62.33°F
(16.85°C)
62.97°F
(17.21°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.36°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1913
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2013
Ties: 1976
Feb 1918–Jan 1920
24-Month
63.82°F
(17.68°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1912 2018
Ties: 1961
Feb 1917–Jan 1920
36-Month
63.26°F
(17.37°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.39°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2018
Feb 1916–Jan 1920
48-Month
63.24°F
(17.36°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2019
Feb 1915–Jan 1920
60-Month
63.19°F
(17.33°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
-0.76°F
(-0.42°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1907
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2021

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 13, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/