Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
29.93°F
(-1.15°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006
Ties: 1976
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
31.96°F
(-0.02°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
35.17°F
(1.76°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 1944
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
40.15°F
(4.53°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
44.99°F
(7.22°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
49.49°F
(9.72°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
52.76°F
(11.53°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
54.84°F
(12.69°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1959
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
55.22°F
(12.90°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
54.73°F
(12.63°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
53.36°F
(11.87°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.17°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2013
Ties: 1927
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
51.70°F
(10.94°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.18°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1945, 1965
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
50.83°F
(10.46°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1903, 1927
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
51.75°F
(10.97°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2018
Ties: 1937, 1979, 1994
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
51.61°F
(10.89°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.22°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1899, 1931, 1969, 1973
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
51.54°F
(10.86°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.24°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1973
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/