Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1997
1-Month
20.10°F
(-6.61°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
0.35°F
(0.20°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006
Dec 1996–Jan 1997
2-Month
22.11°F
(-5.49°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
0.91°F
(0.51°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2020
Nov 1996–Jan 1997
3-Month
24.65°F
(-4.08°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
0.28°F
(0.16°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Oct 1996–Jan 1997
4-Month
28.80°F
(-1.78°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Sep 1996–Jan 1997
5-Month
33.34°F
(0.74°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
0.05°F
(0.02°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Aug 1996–Jan 1997
6-Month
37.72°F
(3.18°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016
Jul 1996–Jan 1997
7-Month
41.05°F
(5.03°C)
40.87°F
(4.93°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016
Ties: 1960
Jun 1996–Jan 1997
8-Month
43.05°F
(6.14°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1907, 1953, 1964
May 1996–Jan 1997
9-Month
43.71°F
(6.51°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Apr 1996–Jan 1997
10-Month
43.10°F
(6.17°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
0.33°F
(0.19°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Mar 1996–Jan 1997
11-Month
41.63°F
(5.35°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Feb 1996–Jan 1997
12-Month
40.18°F
(4.54°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Aug 1995–Jan 1997
18-Month
39.42°F
(4.12°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
0.21°F
(0.11°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1902, 1936
Feb 1995–Jan 1997
24-Month
40.34°F
(4.63°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.32°F
(0.17°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1927, 1943
Feb 1994–Jan 1997
36-Month
40.68°F
(4.82°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2018
Feb 1993–Jan 1997
48-Month
40.42°F
(4.68°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.42°F
(0.24°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019
Feb 1992–Jan 1997
60-Month
40.51°F
(4.73°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2020
Ties: 1943

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Minimum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/