Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1959
1-Month
40.46°F
(4.70°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 1907, 1945
Dec 1958–Jan 1959
2-Month
41.90°F
(5.50°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1994
Nov 1958–Jan 1959
3-Month
46.14°F
(7.86°C)
45.36°F
(7.42°C)
0.78°F
(0.44°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2000
Oct 1958–Jan 1959
4-Month
51.57°F
(10.87°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1973
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Sep 1958–Jan 1959
5-Month
56.84°F
(13.80°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
0.71°F
(0.39°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1973
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2000, 2022
Ties: 1909
Aug 1958–Jan 1959
6-Month
61.81°F
(16.56°C)
60.96°F
(16.09°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1973
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2022
Jul 1958–Jan 1959
7-Month
65.13°F
(18.41°C)
64.63°F
(18.13°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1973
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2022
Jun 1958–Jan 1959
8-Month
67.06°F
(19.48°C)
66.73°F
(19.29°C)
0.33°F
(0.19°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1973
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2022
May 1958–Jan 1959
9-Month
68.05°F
(20.03°C)
67.41°F
(19.67°C)
0.64°F
(0.36°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1973
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2022
Ties: 2015
Apr 1958–Jan 1959
10-Month
67.45°F
(19.69°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
0.43°F
(0.23°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1918, 1973
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2022
Mar 1958–Jan 1959
11-Month
65.57°F
(18.65°C)
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2013
Feb 1958–Jan 1959
12-Month
63.62°F
(17.57°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1945
Aug 1957–Jan 1959
18-Month
62.63°F
(17.02°C)
62.98°F
(17.21°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Feb 1957–Jan 1959
24-Month
63.73°F
(17.63°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Feb 1956–Jan 1959
36-Month
64.02°F
(17.79°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Feb 1955–Jan 1959
48-Month
64.04°F
(17.80°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1949
Feb 1954–Jan 1959
60-Month
64.35°F
(17.97°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2021

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/