Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1942
1-Month
40.82°F
(4.90°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2006
Dec 1941–Jan 1942
2-Month
43.24°F
(6.24°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
1.58°F
(0.87°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1919, 1967
Nov 1941–Jan 1942
3-Month
46.96°F
(8.31°C)
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
1.61°F
(0.89°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2000
Ties: 1990
Oct 1941–Jan 1942
4-Month
51.76°F
(10.98°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
1.04°F
(0.58°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1973
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2000
Ties: 1901, 1955
Sep 1941–Jan 1942
5-Month
56.79°F
(13.77°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
0.66°F
(0.36°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1973
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2000, 2022
Aug 1941–Jan 1942
6-Month
61.45°F
(16.36°C)
60.96°F
(16.09°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1973
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2022
Jul 1941–Jan 1942
7-Month
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
64.64°F
(18.13°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1973
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2022
Ties: 1980
Jun 1941–Jan 1942
8-Month
66.93°F
(19.41°C)
66.73°F
(19.29°C)
0.20°F
(0.12°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1973
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2022
Ties: 1933
May 1941–Jan 1942
9-Month
67.86°F
(19.92°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1973
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2022
Apr 1941–Jan 1942
10-Month
67.43°F
(19.68°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
0.41°F
(0.22°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918, 1973
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2022
Ties: 1900
Mar 1941–Jan 1942
11-Month
65.88°F
(18.82°C)
65.75°F
(18.75°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2013
Ties: 1943
Feb 1941–Jan 1942
12-Month
64.02°F
(17.79°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2013
Aug 1940–Jan 1942
18-Month
63.19°F
(17.33°C)
62.98°F
(17.21°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1913
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2013
Ties: 2010
Feb 1940–Jan 1942
24-Month
64.21°F
(17.89°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.23°F
(0.12°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1938, 1975
Feb 1939–Jan 1942
36-Month
64.49°F
(18.05°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Feb 1938–Jan 1942
48-Month
64.71°F
(18.17°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.75°F
(0.41°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2019
Ties: 1940, 1941
Feb 1937–Jan 1942
60-Month
64.57°F
(18.09°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
0.62°F
(0.34°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2021
Ties: 1955

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/