Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1989
1-Month
34.09°F
(1.16°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
3.97°F
(2.20°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2006
Dec 1988–Jan 1989
2-Month
33.78°F
(0.99°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
2.35°F
(1.31°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2020
Nov 1988–Jan 1989
3-Month
36.95°F
(2.75°C)
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
2.08°F
(1.16°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2002
Oct 1988–Jan 1989
4-Month
41.20°F
(5.11°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
1.52°F
(0.84°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Sep 1988–Jan 1989
5-Month
45.88°F
(7.71°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Aug 1988–Jan 1989
6-Month
50.51°F
(10.28°C)
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2022
Ties: 1935
Jul 1988–Jan 1989
7-Month
53.98°F
(12.21°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2022
Jun 1988–Jan 1989
8-Month
56.09°F
(13.38°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2022
May 1988–Jan 1989
9-Month
56.66°F
(13.70°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
1.33°F
(0.74°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2022
Apr 1988–Jan 1989
10-Month
56.18°F
(13.43°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2022
Ties: 1995
Mar 1988–Jan 1989
11-Month
54.92°F
(12.73°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Feb 1988–Jan 1989
12-Month
53.16°F
(11.76°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.14°F
(0.64°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Aug 1987–Jan 1989
18-Month
51.90°F
(11.06°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
0.80°F
(0.45°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Feb 1987–Jan 1989
24-Month
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.09°F
(0.61°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Ties: 1932
Feb 1986–Jan 1989
36-Month
53.08°F
(11.71°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.09°F
(0.60°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 1985–Jan 1989
48-Month
52.81°F
(11.56°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Feb 1984–Jan 1989
60-Month
52.60°F
(11.44°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2020, 2021

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/