Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1942
1-Month
29.84°F
(-1.20°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2006
Dec 1941–Jan 1942
2-Month
32.98°F
(0.54°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2020
Nov 1941–Jan 1942
3-Month
36.29°F
(2.38°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
1.43°F
(0.79°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2002
Ties: 1958
Oct 1941–Jan 1942
4-Month
41.02°F
(5.01°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
1.34°F
(0.74°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Sep 1941–Jan 1942
5-Month
45.72°F
(7.62°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Aug 1941–Jan 1942
6-Month
50.11°F
(10.06°C)
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
0.84°F
(0.47°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Jul 1941–Jan 1942
7-Month
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Jun 1941–Jan 1942
8-Month
55.31°F
(12.95°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
May 1941–Jan 1942
9-Month
56.09°F
(13.38°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Apr 1941–Jan 1942
10-Month
55.68°F
(13.16°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
0.78°F
(0.44°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Mar 1941–Jan 1942
11-Month
54.18°F
(12.32°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
0.51°F
(0.28°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2013
Feb 1941–Jan 1942
12-Month
52.46°F
(11.37°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Aug 1940–Jan 1942
18-Month
51.69°F
(10.94°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2017
Ties: 1923
Feb 1940–Jan 1942
24-Month
52.52°F
(11.40°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2018
Ties: 2015
Feb 1939–Jan 1942
36-Month
52.49°F
(11.38°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.50°F
(0.27°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Feb 1938–Jan 1942
48-Month
52.70°F
(11.50°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1993
Feb 1937–Jan 1942
60-Month
52.59°F
(11.44°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
0.62°F
(0.35°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2020, 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/