Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, February 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 2020
1-Month
25.21°F
(-3.77°C)
22.82°F
(-5.10°C)
2.39°F
(1.33°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jan–Feb 2020
2-Month
25.62°F
(-3.54°C)
21.29°F
(-5.95°C)
4.33°F
(2.41°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1998
Dec 2019–Feb 2020
3-Month
26.00°F
(-3.33°C)
21.74°F
(-5.70°C)
4.26°F
(2.37°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1998
Nov 2019–Feb 2020
4-Month
26.98°F
(-2.79°C)
23.99°F
(-4.45°C)
2.99°F
(1.66°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Oct 2019–Feb 2020
5-Month
29.56°F
(-1.36°C)
27.48°F
(-2.51°C)
2.08°F
(1.15°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Sep 2019–Feb 2020
6-Month
34.01°F
(1.12°C)
31.55°F
(-0.25°C)
2.46°F
(1.37°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Aug 2019–Feb 2020
7-Month
37.88°F
(3.27°C)
35.47°F
(1.93°C)
2.41°F
(1.34°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jul 2019–Feb 2020
8-Month
40.91°F
(4.95°C)
38.60°F
(3.67°C)
2.31°F
(1.28°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2022
Jun 2019–Feb 2020
9-Month
42.61°F
(5.89°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
2.12°F
(1.17°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
May 2019–Feb 2020
10-Month
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
41.19°F
(5.11°C)
1.97°F
(1.09°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016, 2017
Apr 2019–Feb 2020
11-Month
42.95°F
(6.08°C)
40.96°F
(4.98°C)
1.99°F
(1.10°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Mar 2019–Feb 2020
12-Month
41.80°F
(5.44°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.76°F
(0.97°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Ties: 1995
Sep 2018–Feb 2020
18-Month
38.96°F
(3.87°C)
37.20°F
(2.89°C)
1.76°F
(0.98°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Ties: 2007
Mar 2018–Feb 2020
24-Month
41.84°F
(5.47°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Mar 2017–Feb 2020
36-Month
41.89°F
(5.49°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.88°F
(1.04°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Mar 2016–Feb 2020
48-Month
42.28°F
(5.71°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
2.28°F
(1.27°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Mar 2015–Feb 2020
60-Month
42.47°F
(5.82°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
2.48°F
(1.38°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
1st 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 October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/