Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
40.37°F
(4.65°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2006
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
43.76°F
(6.53°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
2.10°F
(1.16°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
46.11°F
(7.84°C)
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
51.68°F
(10.93°C)
50.71°F
(10.39°C)
0.97°F
(0.54°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1973
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
57.31°F
(14.06°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
1.18°F
(0.65°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1973
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2000, 2022
Ties: 1900, 2015
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
61.64°F
(16.47°C)
60.97°F
(16.09°C)
0.67°F
(0.38°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1973
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2022
Ties: 1901
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
64.64°F
(18.13°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1973
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2022
Ties: 1942
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
67.08°F
(19.49°C)
66.72°F
(19.29°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1973
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2022
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
67.57°F
(19.76°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1973
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2022
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
66.99°F
(19.44°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918, 1973
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2022
Ties: 1948
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
65.73°F
(18.74°C)
65.75°F
(18.75°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1965, 1998
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
63.47°F
(17.48°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
62.03°F
(16.68°C)
62.98°F
(17.21°C)
-0.95°F
(-0.53°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1913
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
62.97°F
(17.21°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.56°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2018
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
63.54°F
(17.52°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.24°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
63.51°F
(17.51°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
63.43°F
(17.46°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 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 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/