Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1948
1-Month
27.88°F
(-2.29°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-2.24°F
(-1.25°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2006
Dec 1947–Jan 1948
2-Month
30.40°F
(-0.89°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
-1.03°F
(-0.57°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1979
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2006
Nov 1947–Jan 1948
3-Month
32.97°F
(0.54°C)
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
-1.90°F
(-1.05°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002
Oct 1947–Jan 1948
4-Month
39.42°F
(4.12°C)
39.67°F
(4.26°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Sep 1947–Jan 1948
5-Month
44.85°F
(7.14°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1916
Aug 1947–Jan 1948
6-Month
49.72°F
(9.84°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 2009
Jul 1947–Jan 1948
7-Month
53.02°F
(11.68°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1990
Jun 1947–Jan 1948
8-Month
54.73°F
(12.63°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.01°F
(0.01°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
May 1947–Jan 1948
9-Month
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1956
Apr 1947–Jan 1948
10-Month
54.89°F
(12.72°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1926
Mar 1947–Jan 1948
11-Month
53.43°F
(11.91°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.13°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Feb 1947–Jan 1948
12-Month
51.59°F
(10.88°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.24°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Aug 1946–Jan 1948
18-Month
50.98°F
(10.54°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1915
Feb 1946–Jan 1948
24-Month
52.29°F
(11.27°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Feb 1945–Jan 1948
36-Month
52.13°F
(11.18°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.14°F
(0.07°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Feb 1944–Jan 1948
48-Month
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Feb 1943–Jan 1948
60-Month
52.08°F
(11.16°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/