Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2004
1-Month
30.34°F
(-0.92°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2006
Dec 2003–Jan 2004
2-Month
32.82°F
(0.46°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
1.39°F
(0.78°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2020
Nov 2003–Jan 2004
3-Month
35.99°F
(2.22°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
1.13°F
(0.63°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2002
Ties: 1908
Oct 2003–Jan 2004
4-Month
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
1.45°F
(0.80°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Sep 2003–Jan 2004
5-Month
45.90°F
(7.72°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
1.18°F
(0.65°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Aug 2003–Jan 2004
6-Month
50.69°F
(10.38°C)
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
1.42°F
(0.79°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Jul 2003–Jan 2004
7-Month
54.23°F
(12.35°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
1.48°F
(0.82°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Jun 2003–Jan 2004
8-Month
55.96°F
(13.31°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
May 2003–Jan 2004
9-Month
56.52°F
(13.62°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1977
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Ties: 2015
Apr 2003–Jan 2004
10-Month
56.05°F
(13.36°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2016
Mar 2003–Jan 2004
11-Month
54.89°F
(12.72°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
1.22°F
(0.68°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2013
Feb 2003–Jan 2004
12-Month
53.05°F
(11.69°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.04°F
(0.57°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Ties: 1987
Aug 2002–Jan 2004
18-Month
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
1.02°F
(0.56°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Ties: 2020
Feb 2002–Jan 2004
24-Month
53.06°F
(11.70°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.06°F
(0.59°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2018
Feb 2001–Jan 2004
36-Month
53.36°F
(11.87°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2018
Feb 2000–Jan 2004
48-Month
53.29°F
(11.83°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2019
Feb 1999–Jan 2004
60-Month
53.40°F
(11.89°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
1.43°F
(0.80°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2020
Ties: 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/