Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
31.44°F
(-0.31°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
1.32°F
(0.73°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2006
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
32.94°F
(0.52°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
1.51°F
(0.84°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2006
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
35.76°F
(2.09°C)
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
0.89°F
(0.50°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
40.32°F
(4.62°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
0.64°F
(0.35°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
45.00°F
(7.22°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
49.45°F
(9.69°C)
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
52.89°F
(11.61°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
55.08°F
(12.82°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
55.75°F
(13.19°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1919, 1957
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
55.46°F
(13.03°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
54.61°F
(12.56°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
0.94°F
(0.52°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
53.05°F
(11.69°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.04°F
(0.57°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 2004
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
51.54°F
(10.86°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
52.53°F
(11.41°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2018
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
52.27°F
(11.26°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1932, 1954
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
52.08°F
(11.16°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1929
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
52.05°F
(11.14°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
0.08°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2019
Ties: 1926, 1950, 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/