Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1951
1-Month
30.20°F
(-1.00°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2006
Dec 1950–Jan 1951
2-Month
31.60°F
(-0.22°C)
31.42°F
(-0.32°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2020
Ties: 1896
Nov 1950–Jan 1951
3-Month
34.62°F
(1.46°C)
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.13°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2002
Ties: 1940
Oct 1950–Jan 1951
4-Month
40.33°F
(4.63°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
0.65°F
(0.36°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016
Sep 1950–Jan 1951
5-Month
44.96°F
(7.20°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016
Aug 1950–Jan 1951
6-Month
49.14°F
(9.52°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2022
Jul 1950–Jan 1951
7-Month
52.29°F
(11.27°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2022
Ties: 1924
Jun 1950–Jan 1951
8-Month
54.25°F
(12.36°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2022
Ties: 1903
May 1950–Jan 1951
9-Month
54.83°F
(12.68°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2022
Apr 1950–Jan 1951
10-Month
54.21°F
(12.34°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
-0.69°F
(-0.38°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2022
Ties: 1952
Mar 1950–Jan 1951
11-Month
52.81°F
(11.56°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
-0.86°F
(-0.48°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2013
Feb 1950–Jan 1951
12-Month
51.37°F
(10.76°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.36°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Aug 1949–Jan 1951
18-Month
50.85°F
(10.47°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Feb 1949–Jan 1951
24-Month
51.88°F
(11.04°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2018
Ties: 1986
Feb 1948–Jan 1951
36-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2018
Ties: 1985
Feb 1947–Jan 1951
48-Month
51.70°F
(10.94°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019
Feb 1946–Jan 1951
60-Month
51.96°F
(11.09°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2020, 2021
Ties: 1986

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/