Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1955
1-Month
29.35°F
(-1.47°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-0.77°F
(-0.43°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2006
Dec 1954–Jan 1955
2-Month
31.63°F
(-0.21°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2020
Nov 1954–Jan 1955
3-Month
35.77°F
(2.09°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
0.91°F
(0.50°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2002
Oct 1954–Jan 1955
4-Month
40.50°F
(4.72°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
0.82°F
(0.45°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Sep 1954–Jan 1955
5-Month
45.69°F
(7.61°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
0.98°F
(0.55°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Ties: 1980, 1992
Aug 1954–Jan 1955
6-Month
50.10°F
(10.06°C)
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
0.83°F
(0.47°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Jul 1954–Jan 1955
7-Month
53.73°F
(12.07°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Jun 1954–Jan 1955
8-Month
55.62°F
(13.12°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
May 1954–Jan 1955
9-Month
55.95°F
(13.31°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
0.62°F
(0.35°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Apr 1954–Jan 1955
10-Month
55.77°F
(13.21°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
0.87°F
(0.49°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2016
Ties: 1981
Mar 1954–Jan 1955
11-Month
54.27°F
(12.37°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2013
Feb 1954–Jan 1955
12-Month
53.20°F
(11.78°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.18°F
(0.66°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Aug 1953–Jan 1955
18-Month
52.30°F
(11.28°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Feb 1953–Jan 1955
24-Month
53.05°F
(11.69°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.05°F
(0.58°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Feb 1952–Jan 1955
36-Month
52.91°F
(11.62°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.93°F
(0.52°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Feb 1951–Jan 1955
48-Month
52.50°F
(11.39°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Feb 1950–Jan 1955
60-Month
52.28°F
(11.27°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2020
Ties: 1940

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/