Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
25.86°F
(-3.41°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-4.26°F
(-2.37°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1979
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2006
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
29.57°F
(-1.35°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
-1.86°F
(-1.03°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1979
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2006
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
34.00°F
(1.11°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
-0.86°F
(-0.48°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
39.00°F
(3.89°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.38°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1956, 1985
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
44.38°F
(6.88°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1902
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
48.95°F
(9.42°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
52.59°F
(11.44°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1927, 1933
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
54.81°F
(12.67°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
55.57°F
(13.09°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
55.42°F
(13.01°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2016
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
54.31°F
(12.39°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
52.78°F
(11.54°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.77°F
(0.42°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
50.60°F
(10.33°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1976
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
51.66°F
(10.92°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.19°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1967
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1903
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
51.95°F
(11.08°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2019
Ties: 1961, 1964

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