Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1997
1-Month
29.95°F
(-1.14°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1979
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006
Dec 1996–Jan 1997
2-Month
31.93°F
(-0.04°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006
Nov 1996–Jan 1997
3-Month
34.50°F
(1.39°C)
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.20°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2002
Oct 1996–Jan 1997
4-Month
39.28°F
(4.04°C)
39.67°F
(4.26°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016
Sep 1996–Jan 1997
5-Month
44.12°F
(6.73°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016
Aug 1996–Jan 1997
6-Month
48.84°F
(9.36°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.24°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016
Jul 1996–Jan 1997
7-Month
52.38°F
(11.32°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.21°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016
Jun 1996–Jan 1997
8-Month
54.57°F
(12.54°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
May 1996–Jan 1997
9-Month
55.28°F
(12.93°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016
Apr 1996–Jan 1997
10-Month
54.82°F
(12.68°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Mar 1996–Jan 1997
11-Month
53.38°F
(11.88°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.16°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2013
Feb 1996–Jan 1997
12-Month
51.91°F
(11.06°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Aug 1995–Jan 1997
18-Month
51.19°F
(10.66°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1965
Feb 1995–Jan 1997
24-Month
52.14°F
(11.19°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Feb 1994–Jan 1997
36-Month
52.48°F
(11.38°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2018
Ties: 1939
Feb 1993–Jan 1997
48-Month
52.16°F
(11.20°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019
Feb 1992–Jan 1997
60-Month
52.19°F
(11.22°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
0.22°F
(0.13°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/