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Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2018
1-Month
21.16°F
(-6.02°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
1.41°F
(0.79°C)
75th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
54th Warmest
Warmest since:
2006
Dec 2017–Jan 2018
2-Month
22.45°F
(-5.31°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
80th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
48th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020
Nov 2017–Jan 2018
3-Month
26.26°F
(-3.19°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
1.89°F
(1.05°C)
103rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
25th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Oct 2017–Jan 2018
4-Month
30.42°F
(-0.88°C)
28.63°F
(-1.87°C)
1.79°F
(0.99°C)
108th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
20th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Sep 2017–Jan 2018
5-Month
35.09°F
(1.72°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
1.80°F
(1.00°C)
111th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
17th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Aug 2017–Jan 2018
6-Month
39.20°F
(4.00°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
1.62°F
(0.90°C)
111th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
17th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jul 2017–Jan 2018
7-Month
42.58°F
(5.88°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
1.72°F
(0.96°C)
114th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
14th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jun 2017–Jan 2018
8-Month
44.44°F
(6.91°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
1.73°F
(0.96°C)
114th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
14th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
May 2017–Jan 2018
9-Month
44.82°F
(7.12°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
1.59°F
(0.88°C)
113th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
15th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Apr 2017–Jan 2018
10-Month
44.51°F
(6.95°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
1.74°F
(0.97°C)
116th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
12th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Mar 2017–Jan 2018
11-Month
43.59°F
(6.44°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
1.99°F
(1.11°C)
119th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
9th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Feb 2017–Jan 2018
12-Month
42.48°F
(5.82°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
2.45°F
(1.36°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
5th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Aug 2016–Jan 2018
18-Month
41.96°F
(5.53°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
2.75°F
(1.52°C)
125th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
2nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Feb 2016–Jan 2018
24-Month
42.88°F
(6.04°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
2.86°F
(1.58°C)
125th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
2nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Feb 2015–Jan 2018
36-Month
42.81°F
(6.01°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
2.81°F
(1.57°C)
125th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2018
Feb 2014–Jan 2018
48-Month
42.38°F
(5.77°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
2.39°F
(1.33°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2019
Feb 2013–Jan 2018
60-Month
41.99°F
(5.55°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
2.00°F
(1.11°C)
118th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
6th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020

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