Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1943
1-Month
18.46°F
(-7.52°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
-1.29°F
(-0.71°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2006
Dec 1942–Jan 1943
2-Month
20.79°F
(-6.23°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2020
Nov 1942–Jan 1943
3-Month
24.38°F
(-4.23°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
0.01°F
(0.01°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Oct 1942–Jan 1943
4-Month
28.70°F
(-1.83°C)
28.63°F
(-1.87°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Sep 1942–Jan 1943
5-Month
33.06°F
(0.59°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Aug 1942–Jan 1943
6-Month
37.38°F
(2.99°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1916
Jul 1942–Jan 1943
7-Month
40.70°F
(4.83°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1937, 1976
Jun 1942–Jan 1943
8-Month
42.56°F
(5.87°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1926
May 1942–Jan 1943
9-Month
43.01°F
(6.12°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Apr 1942–Jan 1943
10-Month
42.74°F
(5.97°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.01°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1975
Mar 1942–Jan 1943
11-Month
41.55°F
(5.31°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Feb 1942–Jan 1943
12-Month
39.79°F
(4.33°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Aug 1941–Jan 1943
18-Month
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1990
Feb 1941–Jan 1943
24-Month
40.34°F
(4.63°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.32°F
(0.17°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1927, 1997
Feb 1940–Jan 1943
36-Month
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2018
Ties: 1942, 1955, 1984
Feb 1939–Jan 1943
48-Month
40.31°F
(4.62°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Feb 1938–Jan 1943
60-Month
40.51°F
(4.73°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2020
Ties: 1997

Citing This Page

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