Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
19.83°F
(-6.76°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
0.08°F
(0.05°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
20.08°F
(-6.62°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
-1.12°F
(-0.62°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1977
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2020
Ties: 1902, 1946, 1978
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
23.54°F
(-4.70°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
-0.83°F
(-0.46°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
27.94°F
(-2.26°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1963
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
32.80°F
(0.44°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.28°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
37.16°F
(2.87°C)
37.59°F
(3.11°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1977
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1944
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
40.33°F
(4.63°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1977
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
42.21°F
(5.67°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1977
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
42.81°F
(6.01°C)
43.24°F
(6.24°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.23°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1977
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
42.34°F
(5.74°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1976
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
41.35°F
(5.19°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1898, 1915
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
39.72°F
(4.29°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
39.75°F
(4.31°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1921
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
39.77°F
(4.32°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.12°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1899
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
39.73°F
(4.29°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1931
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
39.69°F
(4.27°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 6, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/