Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
33.91°F
(1.06°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
3.79°F
(2.10°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2006
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
34.06°F
(1.14°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
2.63°F
(1.46°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2020
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
36.02°F
(2.23°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
1.16°F
(0.64°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2002
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
41.12°F
(5.07°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
46.22°F
(7.90°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
1.51°F
(0.84°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2016
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
50.80°F
(10.44°C)
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
1.53°F
(0.85°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2016
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
52.76°F
(11.53°C)
1.33°F
(0.74°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
55.92°F
(13.29°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 2015
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
56.36°F
(13.53°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
1.03°F
(0.57°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
55.90°F
(13.28°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
1.00°F
(0.56°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
54.91°F
(12.73°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
1.23°F
(0.69°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
53.33°F
(11.85°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.32°F
(0.73°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
52.22°F
(11.23°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 2002
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
52.74°F
(11.52°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
52.48°F
(11.38°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 1997
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
52.56°F
(11.42°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/