Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
31.12°F
(-0.49°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
1.00°F
(0.55°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2006
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
33.58°F
(0.88°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
2.15°F
(1.20°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1908
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
35.70°F
(2.06°C)
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
0.83°F
(0.47°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2002
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
40.59°F
(4.77°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
0.91°F
(0.50°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
45.69°F
(7.61°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
0.97°F
(0.54°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2016
Ties: 1955, 1992
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
49.90°F
(9.94°C)
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2022
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2022
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
55.05°F
(12.81°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.33°F
(0.19°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2022
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
55.50°F
(13.06°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
0.17°F
(0.10°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2022
Ties: 1947
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
54.96°F
(12.76°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
0.06°F
(0.04°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2022
Ties: 1943
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
53.79°F
(12.11°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
0.11°F
(0.07°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
51.65°F
(10.92°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
50.28°F
(10.16°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.45°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
51.18°F
(10.66°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.45°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2018
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
51.72°F
(10.96°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1969
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
51.47°F
(10.82°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.27°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2020, 2021
Ties: 1970

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/