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 April 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, February 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 2021
1-Month
30.60°F
(-0.78°C)
33.82°F
(1.01°C)
-3.22°F
(-1.79°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1936
109th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1954
Jan–Feb 2021
2-Month
32.60°F
(0.33°C)
31.97°F
(-0.02°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Dec 2020–Feb 2021
3-Month
33.63°F
(0.91°C)
32.22°F
(0.12°C)
1.41°F
(0.79°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Nov 2020–Feb 2021
4-Month
36.81°F
(2.67°C)
34.60°F
(1.44°C)
2.21°F
(1.23°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2000
Oct 2020–Feb 2021
5-Month
40.31°F
(4.62°C)
38.51°F
(3.62°C)
1.80°F
(1.00°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Sep 2020–Feb 2021
6-Month
44.58°F
(6.99°C)
42.90°F
(6.06°C)
1.68°F
(0.93°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Aug 2020–Feb 2021
7-Month
48.88°F
(9.38°C)
47.07°F
(8.37°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Jul 2020–Feb 2021
8-Month
52.23°F
(11.24°C)
50.39°F
(10.22°C)
1.84°F
(1.02°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Jun 2020–Feb 2021
9-Month
54.23°F
(12.35°C)
52.39°F
(11.33°C)
1.84°F
(1.02°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
May 2020–Feb 2021
10-Month
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
53.18°F
(11.77°C)
1.72°F
(0.95°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918, 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Apr 2020–Feb 2021
11-Month
54.53°F
(12.52°C)
52.98°F
(11.66°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Mar 2020–Feb 2021
12-Month
53.83°F
(12.13°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Sep 2019–Feb 2021
18-Month
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
48.97°F
(9.43°C)
1.90°F
(1.05°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Mar 2019–Feb 2021
24-Month
53.56°F
(11.98°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Mar 2018–Feb 2021
36-Month
53.45°F
(11.92°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.46°F
(0.81°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2018
Mar 2017–Feb 2021
48-Month
53.58°F
(11.99°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.59°F
(0.88°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Mar 2016–Feb 2021
60-Month
53.90°F
(12.17°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.92°F
(1.07°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 12, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/