Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1938
1-Month
32.14°F
(0.08°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
2.02°F
(1.12°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2006
Dec 1937–Jan 1938
2-Month
32.42°F
(0.23°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
0.99°F
(0.55°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2006
Ties: 1911
Nov 1937–Jan 1938
3-Month
35.22°F
(1.79°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2002
Oct 1937–Jan 1938
4-Month
39.89°F
(4.38°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
0.21°F
(0.11°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Sep 1937–Jan 1938
5-Month
45.05°F
(7.25°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Aug 1937–Jan 1938
6-Month
49.99°F
(9.99°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
0.71°F
(0.39°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Jul 1937–Jan 1938
7-Month
53.50°F
(11.94°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
0.75°F
(0.41°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Jun 1937–Jan 1938
8-Month
55.41°F
(13.01°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.69°F
(0.39°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
May 1937–Jan 1938
9-Month
56.14°F
(13.41°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Apr 1937–Jan 1938
10-Month
55.53°F
(13.07°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Mar 1937–Jan 1938
11-Month
54.02°F
(12.23°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2013
Feb 1937–Jan 1938
12-Month
52.16°F
(11.20°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Aug 1936–Jan 1938
18-Month
51.08°F
(10.60°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Feb 1936–Jan 1938
24-Month
52.05°F
(11.14°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Feb 1935–Jan 1938
36-Month
51.88°F
(11.04°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Feb 1934–Jan 1938
48-Month
52.36°F
(11.31°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Feb 1933–Jan 1938
60-Month
52.50°F
(11.39°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 26, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/