Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1955
1-Month
39.27°F
(4.04°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
-1.22°F
(-0.68°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2006
Dec 1954–Jan 1955
2-Month
41.87°F
(5.48°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
0.21°F
(0.11°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1954–Jan 1955
3-Month
46.60°F
(8.11°C)
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2000
Oct 1954–Jan 1955
4-Month
51.76°F
(10.98°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
1.04°F
(0.58°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1973
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2000
Ties: 1901, 1942
Sep 1954–Jan 1955
5-Month
57.43°F
(14.13°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
1.30°F
(0.72°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1973
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2000, 2022
Ties: 1935
Aug 1954–Jan 1955
6-Month
62.08°F
(16.71°C)
60.96°F
(16.09°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1973
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2022
Jul 1954–Jan 1955
7-Month
65.97°F
(18.87°C)
64.64°F
(18.13°C)
1.33°F
(0.74°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1973
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2022
Jun 1954–Jan 1955
8-Month
67.95°F
(19.97°C)
66.72°F
(19.29°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1973
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2022
May 1954–Jan 1955
9-Month
68.34°F
(20.19°C)
67.41°F
(19.67°C)
0.93°F
(0.52°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1973
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2022
Apr 1954–Jan 1955
10-Month
68.23°F
(20.13°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
1.21°F
(0.67°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918, 1973
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2022
Mar 1954–Jan 1955
11-Month
66.64°F
(19.24°C)
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2013
Ties: 1950, 1988
Feb 1954–Jan 1955
12-Month
65.57°F
(18.65°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
1.58°F
(0.88°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Aug 1953–Jan 1955
18-Month
64.75°F
(18.19°C)
62.98°F
(17.21°C)
1.77°F
(0.98°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1913
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Feb 1953–Jan 1955
24-Month
65.46°F
(18.59°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.48°F
(0.82°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Feb 1952–Jan 1955
36-Month
65.33°F
(18.52°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.36°F
(0.76°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Feb 1951–Jan 1955
48-Month
64.82°F
(18.23°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.86°F
(0.47°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Feb 1950–Jan 1955
60-Month
64.57°F
(18.09°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
0.62°F
(0.34°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2021
Ties: 1942

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/