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 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2018
1-Month
32.16°F
(0.09°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
2.04°F
(1.13°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006
Dec 2017–Jan 2018
2-Month
33.22°F
(0.68°C)
31.42°F
(-0.32°C)
1.80°F
(1.00°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2020
Nov 2017–Jan 2018
3-Month
37.16°F
(2.87°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
2.30°F
(1.28°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Oct 2017–Jan 2018
4-Month
41.79°F
(5.44°C)
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
2.11°F
(1.17°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Sep 2017–Jan 2018
5-Month
46.69°F
(8.16°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
1.97°F
(1.09°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 2005
Aug 2017–Jan 2018
6-Month
50.91°F
(10.51°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Jul 2017–Jan 2018
7-Month
54.45°F
(12.47°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
1.70°F
(0.94°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Jun 2017–Jan 2018
8-Month
56.44°F
(13.58°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
1.72°F
(0.96°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
May 2017–Jan 2018
9-Month
56.90°F
(13.83°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Apr 2017–Jan 2018
10-Month
56.59°F
(13.66°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
1.69°F
(0.94°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Mar 2017–Jan 2018
11-Month
55.64°F
(13.13°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Feb 2017–Jan 2018
12-Month
54.43°F
(12.46°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
2.42°F
(1.34°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Aug 2016–Jan 2018
18-Month
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
2.57°F
(1.43°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Feb 2016–Jan 2018
24-Month
54.73°F
(12.63°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
2.73°F
(1.52°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 2015–Jan 2018
36-Month
54.60°F
(12.56°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
2.61°F
(1.45°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 2014–Jan 2018
48-Month
54.14°F
(12.30°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
2.16°F
(1.20°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Feb 2013–Jan 2018
60-Month
53.77°F
(12.09°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.79°F
(0.99°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 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/