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 January 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
35.51°F
(1.95°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
5.39°F
(2.99°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2006
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
35.95°F
(2.19°C)
31.43°F
(-0.32°C)
4.52°F
(2.51°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
37.67°F
(3.15°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
2.81°F
(1.56°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
41.26°F
(5.14°C)
39.67°F
(4.26°C)
1.59°F
(0.88°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2016
Ties: 1923
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
46.70°F
(8.17°C)
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
1.98°F
(1.10°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
51.21°F
(10.67°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
1.93°F
(1.07°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
54.55°F
(12.53°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
1.80°F
(1.00°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
56.32°F
(13.51°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
56.67°F
(13.71°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
1.34°F
(0.75°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
56.29°F
(13.49°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
1.39°F
(0.77°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
54.84°F
(12.69°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2013
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
52.92°F
(11.62°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
52.10°F
(11.17°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
53.24°F
(11.80°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
53.64°F
(12.02°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.65°F
(0.91°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
53.98°F
(12.21°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
2.00°F
(1.11°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
54.05°F
(12.25°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
2.08°F
(1.16°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/