Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1966
1-Month
26.38°F
(-3.12°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-3.74°F
(-2.08°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2006
Dec 1965–Jan 1966
2-Month
31.11°F
(-0.49°C)
31.42°F
(-0.32°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2006
Ties: 1993
Nov 1965–Jan 1966
3-Month
35.63°F
(2.02°C)
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
0.76°F
(0.43°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002
Oct 1965–Jan 1966
4-Month
40.47°F
(4.71°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2016
Sep 1965–Jan 1966
5-Month
44.73°F
(7.07°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2016
Ties: 1965, 2014
Aug 1965–Jan 1966
6-Month
49.12°F
(9.51°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2016
Ties: 1927
Jul 1965–Jan 1966
7-Month
52.47°F
(11.37°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2016
Jun 1965–Jan 1966
8-Month
54.27°F
(12.37°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1926
May 1965–Jan 1966
9-Month
55.00°F
(12.78°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1977
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2016
Apr 1965–Jan 1966
10-Month
54.68°F
(12.60°C)
54.89°F
(12.72°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2016
Ties: 1903
Mar 1965–Jan 1966
11-Month
52.94°F
(11.63°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
-0.74°F
(-0.41°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2013
Feb 1965–Jan 1966
12-Month
51.23°F
(10.68°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.44°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Aug 1964–Jan 1966
18-Month
50.51°F
(10.28°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Feb 1964–Jan 1966
24-Month
51.46°F
(10.81°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2018
Feb 1963–Jan 1966
36-Month
51.93°F
(11.07°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2018
Ties: 1945
Feb 1962–Jan 1966
48-Month
51.87°F
(11.04°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1982
Feb 1961–Jan 1966
60-Month
51.82°F
(11.01°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1925, 1927, 1953, 1976

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/