Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1920
1-Month
29.23°F
(-1.54°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-0.89°F
(-0.50°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1979
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2006
Dec 1919–Jan 1920
2-Month
29.01°F
(-1.66°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
-2.42°F
(-1.34°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1979
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2020
Nov 1919–Jan 1920
3-Month
32.44°F
(0.24°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
-2.42°F
(-1.35°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2002
Ties: 1984
Oct 1919–Jan 1920
4-Month
37.48°F
(3.04°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
-2.20°F
(-1.23°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016
Sep 1919–Jan 1920
5-Month
43.11°F
(6.17°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
-1.60°F
(-0.89°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016
Aug 1919–Jan 1920
6-Month
47.97°F
(8.87°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
-1.31°F
(-0.73°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016
Jul 1919–Jan 1920
7-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.56°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016
Jun 1919–Jan 1920
8-Month
53.93°F
(12.18°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.44°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
May 1919–Jan 1920
9-Month
54.61°F
(12.56°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016
Apr 1919–Jan 1920
10-Month
54.28°F
(12.38°C)
54.89°F
(12.72°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016
Mar 1919–Jan 1920
11-Month
53.07°F
(11.71°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.33°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2013
Ties: 1985
Feb 1919–Jan 1920
12-Month
51.33°F
(10.74°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.38°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
Aug 1918–Jan 1920
18-Month
50.74°F
(10.41°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.20°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2017
Feb 1918–Jan 1920
24-Month
51.93°F
(11.07°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1912 2018
Ties: 1960
Feb 1917–Jan 1920
36-Month
51.19°F
(10.66°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.80°F
(-0.45°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2018
Feb 1916–Jan 1920
48-Month
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.88°F
(-0.49°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2019
Feb 1915–Jan 1920
60-Month
51.17°F
(10.65°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.81°F
(-0.45°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2020, 2021
Ties: 1919

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/