Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1941

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1941
1-Month
32.20°F
(0.11°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
2.08°F
(1.15°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006
Dec 1940–Jan 1941
2-Month
34.12°F
(1.18°C)
31.42°F
(-0.32°C)
2.70°F
(1.50°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2020
Nov 1940–Jan 1941
3-Month
35.75°F
(2.08°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
0.89°F
(0.49°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Oct 1940–Jan 1941
4-Month
40.83°F
(4.91°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1983
Sep 1940–Jan 1941
5-Month
45.74°F
(7.63°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
1.02°F
(0.56°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Aug 1940–Jan 1941
6-Month
50.14°F
(10.08°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
0.86°F
(0.48°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Jul 1940–Jan 1941
7-Month
53.57°F
(11.98°C)
52.76°F
(11.53°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Jun 1940–Jan 1941
8-Month
55.57°F
(13.09°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
May 1940–Jan 1941
9-Month
56.16°F
(13.42°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Apr 1940–Jan 1941
10-Month
55.56°F
(13.09°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
0.66°F
(0.37°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2016
Mar 1940–Jan 1941
11-Month
54.29°F
(12.38°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2013
Ties: 2001
Feb 1940–Jan 1941
12-Month
52.58°F
(11.43°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.57°F
(0.31°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Aug 1939–Jan 1941
18-Month
51.64°F
(10.91°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
0.55°F
(0.30°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2017
Ties: 1947, 1993, 2015
Feb 1939–Jan 1941
24-Month
52.50°F
(11.39°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2018
Feb 1938–Jan 1941
36-Month
52.78°F
(11.54°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.79°F
(0.43°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Feb 1937–Jan 1941
48-Month
52.62°F
(11.46°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.64°F
(0.36°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Feb 1936–Jan 1941
60-Month
52.49°F
(11.38°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.51°F
(0.28°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020, 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/