Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1960
1-Month
29.46°F
(-1.41°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.37°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1979
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2006
Dec 1959–Jan 1960
2-Month
32.70°F
(0.39°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
1.27°F
(0.71°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
Nov 1959–Jan 1960
3-Month
34.69°F
(1.49°C)
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2002
Oct 1959–Jan 1960
4-Month
39.35°F
(4.08°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.19°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1977
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Sep 1959–Jan 1960
5-Month
44.43°F
(6.91°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Aug 1959–Jan 1960
6-Month
49.22°F
(9.57°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Ties: 1945
Jul 1959–Jan 1960
7-Month
52.70°F
(11.50°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Jun 1959–Jan 1960
8-Month
54.86°F
(12.70°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1977
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
May 1959–Jan 1960
9-Month
55.52°F
(13.07°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Ties: 1990
Apr 1959–Jan 1960
10-Month
55.13°F
(12.85°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Mar 1959–Jan 1960
11-Month
53.88°F
(12.16°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 2014
Feb 1959–Jan 1960
12-Month
52.10°F
(11.17°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Aug 1958–Jan 1960
18-Month
51.30°F
(10.72°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Feb 1958–Jan 1960
24-Month
51.93°F
(11.07°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1920
Feb 1957–Jan 1960
36-Month
52.09°F
(11.16°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 1958
Feb 1956–Jan 1960
48-Month
52.07°F
(11.15°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1924
Feb 1955–Jan 1960
60-Month
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/