Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1921
1-Month
34.36°F
(1.31°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
4.24°F
(2.35°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2006
Dec 1920–Jan 1921
2-Month
33.75°F
(0.97°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
2.32°F
(1.29°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2006
Nov 1920–Jan 1921
3-Month
35.73°F
(2.07°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
0.87°F
(0.48°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2002
Oct 1920–Jan 1921
4-Month
40.46°F
(4.70°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
0.78°F
(0.43°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016
Ties: 1967
Sep 1920–Jan 1921
5-Month
45.45°F
(7.47°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2016
Ties: 1911
Aug 1920–Jan 1921
6-Month
49.65°F
(9.81°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
0.37°F
(0.21°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2016
Jul 1920–Jan 1921
7-Month
52.94°F
(11.63°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2016
Jun 1920–Jan 1921
8-Month
54.75°F
(12.64°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
May 1920–Jan 1921
9-Month
55.25°F
(12.92°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016
Ties: 1976
Apr 1920–Jan 1921
10-Month
54.40°F
(12.44°C)
54.89°F
(12.72°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.28°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016
Mar 1920–Jan 1921
11-Month
53.12°F
(11.73°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2013
Feb 1920–Jan 1921
12-Month
51.50°F
(10.83°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.29°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
Aug 1919–Jan 1921
18-Month
50.32°F
(10.18°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
-0.77°F
(-0.43°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2017
Feb 1919–Jan 1921
24-Month
51.42°F
(10.79°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2018
Feb 1918–Jan 1921
36-Month
51.79°F
(10.99°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.12°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2018
Feb 1917–Jan 1921
48-Month
51.26°F
(10.70°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2019
Feb 1916–Jan 1921
60-Month
51.18°F
(10.66°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.43°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/