Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of March 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2012
1-Month
36.12°F
(2.29°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
6.00°F
(3.33°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2006
Dec 2011–Jan 2012
2-Month
35.76°F
(2.09°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
4.33°F
(2.41°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2020
Ties: 1934
Nov 2011–Jan 2012
3-Month
38.42°F
(3.57°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
3.56°F
(1.98°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2002
Oct 2011–Jan 2012
4-Month
42.59°F
(5.88°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
2.91°F
(1.61°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2016
Sep 2011–Jan 2012
5-Month
47.29°F
(8.49°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
2.58°F
(1.43°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2016
Aug 2011–Jan 2012
6-Month
51.91°F
(11.06°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
2.63°F
(1.46°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2016
Jul 2011–Jan 2012
7-Month
55.37°F
(12.98°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
2.62°F
(1.45°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2016
Jun 2011–Jan 2012
8-Month
57.18°F
(13.99°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
2.46°F
(1.37°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2021
May 2011–Jan 2012
9-Month
57.39°F
(14.11°C)
55.32°F
(12.96°C)
2.07°F
(1.15°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2016
Apr 2011–Jan 2012
10-Month
56.85°F
(13.81°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
1.95°F
(1.09°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2016
Mar 2011–Jan 2012
11-Month
55.60°F
(13.11°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
1.92°F
(1.07°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2013
Feb 2011–Jan 2012
12-Month
53.72°F
(12.07°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.70°F
(0.95°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Aug 2010–Jan 2012
18-Month
52.54°F
(11.41°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
1.45°F
(0.80°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Feb 2010–Jan 2012
24-Month
53.31°F
(11.84°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2018
Feb 2009–Jan 2012
36-Month
52.99°F
(11.66°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.00°F
(0.55°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2018
Feb 2008–Jan 2012
48-Month
52.83°F
(11.57°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2019
Feb 2007–Jan 2012
60-Month
52.98°F
(11.66°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
1.01°F
(0.57°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2020
Ties: 2000

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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/