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


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, February 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 2020
1-Month
36.14°F
(2.30°C)
33.82°F
(1.01°C)
2.32°F
(1.29°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1954
Jan–Feb 2020
2-Month
35.82°F
(2.12°C)
31.96°F
(-0.02°C)
3.86°F
(2.14°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Dec 2019–Feb 2020
3-Month
36.03°F
(2.24°C)
32.23°F
(0.13°C)
3.80°F
(2.11°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Nov 2019–Feb 2020
4-Month
37.29°F
(2.94°C)
34.60°F
(1.44°C)
2.69°F
(1.50°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Oct 2019–Feb 2020
5-Month
40.24°F
(4.58°C)
38.50°F
(3.61°C)
1.74°F
(0.97°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Sep 2019–Feb 2020
6-Month
44.94°F
(7.19°C)
42.90°F
(6.06°C)
2.04°F
(1.13°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Aug 2019–Feb 2020
7-Month
49.06°F
(9.48°C)
47.07°F
(8.37°C)
1.99°F
(1.11°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jul 2019–Feb 2020
8-Month
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
50.39°F
(10.22°C)
1.86°F
(1.03°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2019–Feb 2020
9-Month
54.08°F
(12.27°C)
52.40°F
(11.33°C)
1.68°F
(0.94°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
May 2019–Feb 2020
10-Month
54.62°F
(12.57°C)
53.18°F
(11.77°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918, 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Apr 2019–Feb 2020
11-Month
54.46°F
(12.48°C)
52.99°F
(11.66°C)
1.47°F
(0.82°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1995
Mar 2019–Feb 2020
12-Month
53.28°F
(11.82°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Sep 2018–Feb 2020
18-Month
50.03°F
(10.02°C)
48.98°F
(9.43°C)
1.05°F
(0.59°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Ties: 1991
Mar 2018–Feb 2020
24-Month
53.26°F
(11.81°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Mar 2017–Feb 2020
36-Month
53.49°F
(11.94°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.50°F
(0.83°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Mar 2016–Feb 2020
48-Month
53.91°F
(12.17°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.93°F
(1.07°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Mar 2015–Feb 2020
60-Month
54.10°F
(12.28°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
2.13°F
(1.19°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 August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/