Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1949
1-Month
25.92°F
(-3.38°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-4.20°F
(-2.34°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2006
Dec 1948–Jan 1949
2-Month
29.25°F
(-1.53°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
-2.18°F
(-1.21°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1979
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2006
Nov 1948–Jan 1949
3-Month
33.36°F
(0.76°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
-1.50°F
(-0.83°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002
Oct 1948–Jan 1949
4-Month
38.32°F
(3.51°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
-1.36°F
(-0.76°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Sep 1948–Jan 1949
5-Month
43.87°F
(6.59°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
-0.84°F
(-0.47°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Aug 1948–Jan 1949
6-Month
48.57°F
(9.21°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.39°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Jul 1948–Jan 1949
7-Month
52.09°F
(11.16°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.37°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Jun 1948–Jan 1949
8-Month
54.18°F
(12.32°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1963
May 1948–Jan 1949
9-Month
54.85°F
(12.69°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Apr 1948–Jan 1949
10-Month
54.70°F
(12.61°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Ties: 1970
Mar 1948–Jan 1949
11-Month
53.25°F
(11.81°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.23°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2013
Feb 1948–Jan 1949
12-Month
51.45°F
(10.81°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.31°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1929
Aug 1947–Jan 1949
18-Month
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1974
Feb 1947–Jan 1949
24-Month
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1973
Feb 1946–Jan 1949
36-Month
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1922
Feb 1945–Jan 1949
48-Month
51.96°F
(11.09°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2019
Ties: 1967, 1975
Feb 1944–Jan 1949
60-Month
51.91°F
(11.06°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/