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Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
26.02°F
(-3.32°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
6.27°F
(3.49°C)
127th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
2nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2006
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
5.20°F
(2.89°C)
127th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2020
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
27.56°F
(-2.47°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
3.19°F
(1.77°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
11th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
30.64°F
(-0.76°C)
28.63°F
(-1.87°C)
2.01°F
(1.11°C)
111th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
17th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
35.77°F
(2.09°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
2.48°F
(1.37°C)
118th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
10th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
2.41°F
(1.34°C)
120th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
8th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
43.15°F
(6.19°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
2.29°F
(1.27°C)
119th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
9th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
44.79°F
(7.11°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
2.08°F
(1.16°C)
118th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
10th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
45.16°F
(7.31°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
1.93°F
(1.07°C)
119th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
9th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 2012
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
1.95°F
(1.09°C)
120th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
8th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 2006
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
43.31°F
(6.28°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
1.71°F
(0.95°C)
114th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
14th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
41.53°F
(5.29°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
1.50°F
(0.83°C)
112th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
16th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 2000
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
40.95°F
(4.97°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
1.74°F
(0.96°C)
114th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
13th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
41.81°F
(5.45°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.79°F
(0.99°C)
115th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
12th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
42.03°F
(5.57°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
2.02°F
(1.12°C)
122nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
4th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
42.34°F
(5.74°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
2.34°F
(1.30°C)
122nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2019
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
42.41°F
(5.78°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
2.42°F
(1.34°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2020

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