Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1971
1-Month
29.41°F
(-1.44°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.40°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006
Ties: 1943
Dec 1970–Jan 1971
2-Month
31.50°F
(-0.28°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2020
Nov 1970–Jan 1971
3-Month
34.77°F
(1.54°C)
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.05°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Oct 1970–Jan 1971
4-Month
39.14°F
(3.97°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Sep 1970–Jan 1971
5-Month
44.23°F
(6.79°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Ties: 1905, 1924
Aug 1970–Jan 1971
6-Month
49.09°F
(9.49°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Jul 1970–Jan 1971
7-Month
52.64°F
(11.47°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Jun 1970–Jan 1971
8-Month
54.65°F
(12.58°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
May 1970–Jan 1971
9-Month
55.37°F
(12.98°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Ties: 1996
Apr 1970–Jan 1971
10-Month
54.77°F
(12.65°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Mar 1970–Jan 1971
11-Month
53.29°F
(11.83°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2013
Feb 1970–Jan 1971
12-Month
51.80°F
(11.00°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1943
Aug 1969–Jan 1971
18-Month
50.75°F
(10.42°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Feb 1969–Jan 1971
24-Month
51.56°F
(10.87°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.24°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2018
Ties: 1899
Feb 1968–Jan 1971
36-Month
51.49°F
(10.83°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Feb 1967–Jan 1971
48-Month
51.47°F
(10.82°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.28°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Feb 1966–Jan 1971
60-Month
51.59°F
(10.88°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020, 2021
Ties: 1915

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/