Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1950
1-Month
30.43°F
(-0.87°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2006
Dec 1949–Jan 1950
2-Month
31.84°F
(-0.09°C)
31.42°F
(-0.32°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Nov 1949–Jan 1950
3-Month
36.32°F
(2.40°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
1.46°F
(0.81°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002
Oct 1949–Jan 1950
4-Month
40.75°F
(4.86°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
1.07°F
(0.59°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Sep 1949–Jan 1950
5-Month
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Aug 1949–Jan 1950
6-Month
49.81°F
(9.89°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2022
Ties: 1991
Jul 1949–Jan 1950
7-Month
53.29°F
(11.83°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2022
Ties: 1922
Jun 1949–Jan 1950
8-Month
55.29°F
(12.94°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2022
Ties: 1940, 1991
May 1949–Jan 1950
9-Month
56.00°F
(13.33°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2022
Apr 1949–Jan 1950
10-Month
55.61°F
(13.12°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
0.71°F
(0.40°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2022
Mar 1949–Jan 1950
11-Month
54.26°F
(12.37°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
0.58°F
(0.33°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Feb 1949–Jan 1950
12-Month
52.40°F
(11.33°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Aug 1948–Jan 1950
18-Month
51.12°F
(10.62°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Feb 1948–Jan 1950
24-Month
51.92°F
(11.07°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1957
Feb 1947–Jan 1950
36-Month
51.81°F
(11.01°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Feb 1946–Jan 1950
48-Month
52.10°F
(11.17°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Feb 1945–Jan 1950
60-Month
52.05°F
(11.14°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2020, 2021
Ties: 1926, 1982, 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/