Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2002
1-Month
34.48°F
(1.38°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
4.36°F
(2.42°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2006
Dec 2001–Jan 2002
2-Month
35.30°F
(1.83°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
3.87°F
(2.15°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2020
Nov 2001–Jan 2002
3-Month
39.34°F
(4.08°C)
34.87°F
(1.59°C)
4.47°F
(2.49°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Oct 2001–Jan 2002
4-Month
43.10°F
(6.17°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
3.42°F
(1.90°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Sep 2001–Jan 2002
5-Month
47.62°F
(8.68°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
2.90°F
(1.61°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2016
Aug 2001–Jan 2002
6-Month
52.06°F
(11.14°C)
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
2.79°F
(1.55°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2016
Ties: 1999
Jul 2001–Jan 2002
7-Month
55.27°F
(12.93°C)
52.76°F
(11.53°C)
2.51°F
(1.40°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2016
Jun 2001–Jan 2002
8-Month
57.01°F
(13.89°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
2.29°F
(1.27°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
May 2001–Jan 2002
9-Month
57.66°F
(14.26°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
2.33°F
(1.30°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Apr 2001–Jan 2002
10-Month
57.20°F
(14.00°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
2.30°F
(1.28°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Mar 2001–Jan 2002
11-Month
55.77°F
(13.21°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
2.10°F
(1.17°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Feb 2001–Jan 2002
12-Month
53.96°F
(12.20°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.94°F
(1.08°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2017
Aug 2000–Jan 2002
18-Month
52.22°F
(11.23°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
1.13°F
(0.62°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Ties: 1939
Feb 2000–Jan 2002
24-Month
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.52°F
(0.85°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2018
Feb 1999–Jan 2002
36-Month
53.63°F
(12.02°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.64°F
(0.91°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1918
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Feb 1998–Jan 2002
48-Month
53.76°F
(12.09°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.78°F
(0.99°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Feb 1997–Jan 2002
60-Month
53.53°F
(11.96°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
1.56°F
(0.87°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/