Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1903
1-Month
30.88°F
(-0.62°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2006
Dec 1902–Jan 1903
2-Month
30.84°F
(-0.64°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.32°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1979
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2020
Nov 1902–Jan 1903
3-Month
35.12°F
(1.73°C)
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2002
Oct 1902–Jan 1903
4-Month
39.94°F
(4.41°C)
39.67°F
(4.26°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Ties: 1957
Sep 1902–Jan 1903
5-Month
44.51°F
(6.95°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Aug 1902–Jan 1903
6-Month
48.98°F
(9.43°C)
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2016
Jul 1902–Jan 1903
7-Month
52.28°F
(11.27°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2016
Jun 1902–Jan 1903
8-Month
54.25°F
(12.36°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Ties: 1951
May 1902–Jan 1903
9-Month
55.11°F
(12.84°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2016
Ties: 1907
Apr 1902–Jan 1903
10-Month
54.68°F
(12.60°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2016
Ties: 1966
Mar 1902–Jan 1903
11-Month
53.49°F
(11.94°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2013
Ties: 1993
Feb 1902–Jan 1903
12-Month
51.66°F
(10.92°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Aug 1901–Jan 1903
18-Month
50.83°F
(10.46°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Ties: 1927, 1972
Feb 1901–Jan 1903
24-Month
51.70°F
(10.94°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2018
Feb 1900–Jan 1903
36-Month
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1918
70th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1911
Feb 1899–Jan 1903
48-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1978
Feb 1898–Jan 1903
60-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2020, 2021

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