Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1896
1-Month
31.48°F
(-0.29°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
1.36°F
(0.75°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1979
51st Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Dec 1895–Jan 1896
2-Month
31.60°F
(-0.22°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
0.17°F
(0.10°C)
57th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
68th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Ties: 1951
Nov 1895–Jan 1896
3-Month
34.12°F
(1.18°C)
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.41°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
93rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Oct 1895–Jan 1896
4-Month
38.30°F
(3.50°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
-1.38°F
(-0.77°C)
18th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
107th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1970
Sep 1895–Jan 1896
5-Month
43.75°F
(6.53°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
-0.96°F
(-0.53°C)
19th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
106th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1970
Aug 1895–Jan 1896
6-Month
48.40°F
(9.11°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
-0.88°F
(-0.49°C)
18th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
107th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 1895–Jan 1896
7-Month
51.66°F
(10.92°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-1.09°F
(-0.61°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
114th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jun 1895–Jan 1896
8-Month
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
-1.04°F
(-0.58°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
114th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
May 1895–Jan 1896
9-Month
54.37°F
(12.43°C)
55.32°F
(12.96°C)
-0.95°F
(-0.53°C)
13th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
112th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Apr 1895–Jan 1896
10-Month
54.23°F
(12.35°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.37°C)
25th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
100th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Mar 1895–Jan 1896
11-Month
52.93°F
(11.63°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.41°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
108th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1962
Feb 1895–Jan 1896
12-Month
50.74°F
(10.41°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-1.28°F
(-0.71°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
119th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017

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