Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
27.14°F
(-2.70°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-2.98°F
(-1.66°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2006
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
30.30°F
(-0.94°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
-1.13°F
(-0.62°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
34.06°F
(1.14°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
-0.80°F
(-0.45°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1977
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
38.30°F
(3.50°C)
39.67°F
(4.26°C)
-1.37°F
(-0.76°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1977
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 1896
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
43.75°F
(6.53°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
-0.96°F
(-0.53°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1977
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 1896
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
48.66°F
(9.26°C)
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.33°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1977
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
52.30°F
(11.28°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1977
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
54.12°F
(12.29°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1977
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
54.93°F
(12.74°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1977
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
54.70°F
(12.61°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Ties: 1949
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
53.00°F
(11.67°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.37°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1929
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
51.32°F
(10.73°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
50.30°F
(10.17°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.44°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1994
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
51.34°F
(10.74°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.38°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
51.36°F
(10.76°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
51.53°F
(10.85°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
51.47°F
(10.82°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.27°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1980

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/