Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2016
1-Month
32.22°F
(0.12°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
2.10°F
(1.16°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2006
Dec 2015–Jan 2016
2-Month
35.44°F
(1.91°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
4.01°F
(2.23°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2020
Nov 2015–Jan 2016
3-Month
38.49°F
(3.61°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
3.63°F
(2.02°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2002
Oct 2015–Jan 2016
4-Month
43.18°F
(6.21°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
3.50°F
(1.94°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 2015–Jan 2016
5-Month
48.25°F
(9.03°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
3.54°F
(1.97°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 2015–Jan 2016
6-Month
52.37°F
(11.32°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
3.09°F
(1.72°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 2015–Jan 2016
7-Month
55.45°F
(13.03°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
2.70°F
(1.50°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jun 2015–Jan 2016
8-Month
57.44°F
(14.13°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
2.72°F
(1.51°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
May 2015–Jan 2016
9-Month
57.82°F
(14.34°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
2.49°F
(1.38°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Apr 2015–Jan 2016
10-Month
57.36°F
(14.09°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
2.46°F
(1.37°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Mar 2015–Jan 2016
11-Month
56.27°F
(13.48°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
2.59°F
(1.44°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2013
Feb 2015–Jan 2016
12-Month
54.33°F
(12.41°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
2.32°F
(1.29°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Aug 2014–Jan 2016
18-Month
53.14°F
(11.74°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
2.04°F
(1.13°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Feb 2014–Jan 2016
24-Month
53.54°F
(11.97°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.54°F
(0.86°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2018
Feb 2013–Jan 2016
36-Month
53.12°F
(11.73°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.13°F
(0.62°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2018
Feb 2012–Jan 2016
48-Month
53.58°F
(11.99°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2019
Feb 2011–Jan 2016
60-Month
53.61°F
(12.01°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2020

Citing This Page

  • 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/