Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1961
1-Month
41.25°F
(5.14°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
Dec 1960–Jan 1961
2-Month
40.97°F
(4.98°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
-0.69°F
(-0.39°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1948
Nov 1960–Jan 1961
3-Month
45.33°F
(7.41°C)
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000
Oct 1960–Jan 1961
4-Month
50.82°F
(10.46°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1973
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000
Sep 1960–Jan 1961
5-Month
56.62°F
(13.68°C)
56.14°F
(13.41°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1973
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000, 2022
Aug 1960–Jan 1961
6-Month
61.39°F
(16.33°C)
60.96°F
(16.09°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1973
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2022
Ties: 1948
Jul 1960–Jan 1961
7-Month
65.12°F
(18.40°C)
64.63°F
(18.13°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1973
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2022
Jun 1960–Jan 1961
8-Month
67.28°F
(19.60°C)
66.73°F
(19.29°C)
0.55°F
(0.31°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1973
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2022
May 1960–Jan 1961
9-Month
67.85°F
(19.92°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1973
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2022
Apr 1960–Jan 1961
10-Month
67.60°F
(19.78°C)
67.03°F
(19.46°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918, 1973
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2022
Ties: 1947
Mar 1960–Jan 1961
11-Month
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1900, 1974
Feb 1960–Jan 1961
12-Month
63.64°F
(17.58°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Aug 1959–Jan 1961
18-Month
62.61°F
(17.01°C)
62.98°F
(17.21°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.20°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1903
Feb 1959–Jan 1961
24-Month
63.82°F
(17.68°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 1920
Feb 1958–Jan 1961
36-Month
63.75°F
(17.64°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2018
Feb 1957–Jan 1961
48-Month
63.78°F
(17.66°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1952
Feb 1956–Jan 1961
60-Month
63.94°F
(17.74°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/