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Selected U.S. City
and State Extremes

January 2008

Source NOAA/NWS Forecast Offices and compiled by NCDC.
January Station or State Monthly Records
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  • Temperature / Dewpoint
  • Rainfall / Thunderstorms
  • Snowfall
  • Wind
  • Pressure
  • Miscellaneous
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    Maps of Monthly and All-Time Records

    January Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    January Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    January Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    January Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    January Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    January Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    January Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    January Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    January Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    January Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    January Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    January Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    For additional records not included in the selected list below please refer to the U.S. Records page.


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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Chicago/Rockford AP, IL Tied all-time max temp record for the month January 7, 2008 63°F 63°F January 31, 1989
    Grand Rapids, MI Fifth warmest January on record January 7, 2008 63°F N/A N/A:the warmest occurred on December 22, 1894 with 68°F
    Lincoln, IL Tied warmest min temp record for the month January 8, 2008 54°F 54°F January 7, 1907
    Springfield, IL Warmest min temp record for the month January 7, 2008 57°F 56°F January 7, 1907
    South Bend, IN Tied all-time warmest min temp record for the month January 6, 2008 57°F 57°F N/A
    Fort Wayne, IN Warmest min temp record for the month January 7, 2008 55°F 52°F January, 1950
    Fayetteville, AR Warmest min temp record for the month January 7, 2008 63°F 63°F January 3, 2004
    Mcalester, OK Tied warmest min temp record for the month January 7, 2008 65°F 65°F January 3, 2004
    Fort Smith, AR Warmest min temp record for the month January 7, 2008 67°F 65°F January 11, 1911 and January 24, 1950
    Syracuse AP, NY Tied maximum temp record for the month January 8, 2008 70°F 70°F January 25, 1967
    Avoca AP, NY Maximum temp record for the month January 8, 2008 67°F 66°F January 25, 1967
    Chicago/Rockford AP, IL Tied warmest min temp record for the month January 8, 2008 55°F 55°F January 21, 1906
    Watertown, NY Warmest min temp record for the month January 8, 2008 57°F 53°F January 14, 1995
    Portland AP, ME Fourth warmest January on record January 8, 2008 61°F 60°F January 5, 1993;the warmest occurred on January 6, 2007 with 67°F

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Reading, PA Ninth driest January on record January, 2008 1.14 inches 1.21 inches January, 1933;the driest occurred in January, 1970 with 0.48 inches
    Wilmington, DE Eighth driest January on record January, 2008 1.57 inches 1.66 inches January, 2004;the driest occurred in January, 1981 with 0.52 inches
    Allentown, PA Seventh driest January on record January, 2008 1.28 inches 1.32 inches January, 1940;the driest occurred in January, 1981 with 0.67 inches
    Muskegon, MI Second wettest January on record January, 2008 4.56 inches 4.55 inches January, 1982;the driest occurred in January, 1897 with 7.72 inches
    Lincoln, IL Fourth wettest January on record January, 2008 5.73 inches 5.65 inches January, 1950;the driest occurred in January, 1949 with 6.23 inches
    South Bend, IN Wettest January on record January, 2008 5.34 inches 5.28 inches January, 1959

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Alta/Ski Resort, UT Tied January snowfall record January, 2008 178.5 inches 178.5 January, 1996
    Alta/Ski Resort, UT Monthly water content of snow January, 2008 15.43 inches 14.09 inches January, 1996

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    McGrath, AK January wind gust record January 23, 2008 54 mph N/A N/A

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    None Reported.

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    None Reported.

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