Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1982
1-Month
26.22°F
(-3.21°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-3.90°F
(-2.17°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Dec 1981–Jan 1982
2-Month
29.94°F
(-1.14°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
-1.49°F
(-0.82°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2020
Nov 1981–Jan 1982
3-Month
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2002
Oct 1981–Jan 1982
4-Month
39.24°F
(4.02°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1931
Sep 1981–Jan 1982
5-Month
44.37°F
(6.87°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1956
Aug 1981–Jan 1982
6-Month
48.99°F
(9.44°C)
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2022
Jul 1981–Jan 1982
7-Month
52.56°F
(11.42°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2022
Jun 1981–Jan 1982
8-Month
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2022
May 1981–Jan 1982
9-Month
55.19°F
(12.88°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2022
Apr 1981–Jan 1982
10-Month
55.18°F
(12.88°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
0.28°F
(0.16°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2022
Ties: 2009, 2014
Mar 1981–Jan 1982
11-Month
54.06°F
(12.26°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
0.39°F
(0.22°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2013
Feb 1981–Jan 1982
12-Month
52.61°F
(11.45°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Aug 1980–Jan 1982
18-Month
51.82°F
(11.01°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
0.73°F
(0.40°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Feb 1980–Jan 1982
24-Month
52.55°F
(11.42°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.55°F
(0.31°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Feb 1979–Jan 1982
36-Month
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Feb 1978–Jan 1982
48-Month
51.87°F
(11.04°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2019
Ties: 1966
Feb 1977–Jan 1982
60-Month
52.05°F
(11.14°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
0.08°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2020, 2021
Ties: 1926, 1950, 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/