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 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2017
1-Month
33.57°F
(0.87°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
3.45°F
(1.91°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2006
Ties: 2000
Dec 2016–Jan 2017
2-Month
33.26°F
(0.70°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
1.83°F
(1.02°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2020
Nov 2016–Jan 2017
3-Month
38.16°F
(3.42°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
3.30°F
(1.83°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2002
Oct 2016–Jan 2017
4-Month
43.05°F
(6.14°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
3.37°F
(1.87°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Sep 2016–Jan 2017
5-Month
47.87°F
(8.82°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
3.15°F
(1.75°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Aug 2016–Jan 2017
6-Month
52.14°F
(11.19°C)
49.27°F
(9.59°C)
2.87°F
(1.60°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Jul 2016–Jan 2017
7-Month
55.44°F
(13.02°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
2.69°F
(1.49°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Jun 2016–Jan 2017
8-Month
57.48°F
(14.16°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
2.76°F
(1.54°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
May 2016–Jan 2017
9-Month
57.80°F
(14.33°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
2.47°F
(1.37°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Apr 2016–Jan 2017
10-Month
57.34°F
(14.08°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
2.44°F
(1.36°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Mar 2016–Jan 2017
11-Month
56.44°F
(13.58°C)
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
2.77°F
(1.54°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2013
Feb 2016–Jan 2017
12-Month
55.03°F
(12.79°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
3.01°F
(1.67°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Aug 2015–Jan 2017
18-Month
54.14°F
(12.30°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
3.04°F
(1.69°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Feb 2015–Jan 2017
24-Month
54.68°F
(12.60°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
2.68°F
(1.49°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 2014–Jan 2017
36-Month
54.04°F
(12.24°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
2.05°F
(1.13°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 2013–Jan 2017
48-Month
53.60°F
(12.00°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.62°F
(0.90°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2019
Feb 2012–Jan 2017
60-Month
53.87°F
(12.15°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
1.90°F
(1.06°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 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/