Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
37.26°F
(2.92°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
-3.23°F
(-1.80°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2006
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
40.18°F
(4.54°C)
41.65°F
(5.36°C)
-1.47°F
(-0.82°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
44.52°F
(6.96°C)
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
-0.83°F
(-0.46°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
48.92°F
(9.40°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
-1.80°F
(-1.00°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1973
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2000
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
54.78°F
(12.66°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
-1.35°F
(-0.75°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1973
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2000, 2022
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
60.13°F
(15.63°C)
60.97°F
(16.09°C)
-0.84°F
(-0.46°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1973
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2022
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
63.93°F
(17.74°C)
64.63°F
(18.13°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1973
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2022
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
65.84°F
(18.80°C)
66.73°F
(19.29°C)
-0.89°F
(-0.49°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1973
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2022
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
66.82°F
(19.34°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.34°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1973
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2022
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
66.67°F
(19.26°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.20°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918, 1973
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2022
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
64.93°F
(18.29°C)
65.75°F
(18.75°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.46°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1920, 1969
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
63.06°F
(17.26°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.94°F
(-0.52°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1918
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
61.89°F
(16.61°C)
62.97°F
(17.21°C)
-1.08°F
(-0.60°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1913
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
63.12°F
(17.29°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.86°F
(-0.48°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
63.23°F
(17.35°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.74°F
(-0.41°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1908
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.27°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1904, 1985
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
63.38°F
(17.43°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2021
Ties: 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/