Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2016
1-Month
22.59°F
(-5.23°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
2.84°F
(1.58°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2006
Dec 2015–Jan 2016
2-Month
25.92°F
(-3.38°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
4.72°F
(2.62°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Nov 2015–Jan 2016
3-Month
28.60°F
(-1.89°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
4.23°F
(2.35°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Oct 2015–Jan 2016
4-Month
32.79°F
(0.44°C)
28.63°F
(-1.87°C)
4.16°F
(2.31°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 2015–Jan 2016
5-Month
37.38°F
(2.99°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
4.09°F
(2.27°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 2015–Jan 2016
6-Month
41.17°F
(5.09°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
3.59°F
(1.99°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 2015–Jan 2016
7-Month
44.12°F
(6.73°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
3.26°F
(1.81°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jun 2015–Jan 2016
8-Month
45.99°F
(7.77°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
3.28°F
(1.82°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
May 2015–Jan 2016
9-Month
46.34°F
(7.97°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
3.11°F
(1.73°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Apr 2015–Jan 2016
10-Month
45.77°F
(7.65°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
3.00°F
(1.67°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Mar 2015–Jan 2016
11-Month
44.61°F
(7.01°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
3.00°F
(1.67°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Feb 2015–Jan 2016
12-Month
42.69°F
(5.94°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
2.66°F
(1.48°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Aug 2014–Jan 2016
18-Month
41.69°F
(5.38°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
2.48°F
(1.37°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Feb 2014–Jan 2016
24-Month
41.89°F
(5.49°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.87°F
(1.03°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Feb 2013–Jan 2016
36-Month
41.40°F
(5.22°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
1.40°F
(0.78°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2018
Ties: 2005
Feb 2012–Jan 2016
48-Month
41.71°F
(5.39°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
1.72°F
(0.95°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2019
Feb 2011–Jan 2016
60-Month
41.70°F
(5.39°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
1.71°F
(0.95°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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/