Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1900
1-Month
44.26°F
(6.81°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
3.77°F
(2.09°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
16th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Dec 1899–Jan 1900
2-Month
42.89°F
(6.05°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1909
Nov 1899–Jan 1900
3-Month
47.23°F
(8.46°C)
45.36°F
(7.42°C)
1.87°F
(1.04°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Oct 1899–Jan 1900
4-Month
51.90°F
(11.06°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
1.18°F
(0.66°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
30th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 2020
Sep 1899–Jan 1900
5-Month
57.31°F
(14.06°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
1.18°F
(0.65°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1980, 2015
Aug 1899–Jan 1900
6-Month
61.88°F
(16.60°C)
60.96°F
(16.09°C)
0.92°F
(0.51°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
29th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Jul 1899–Jan 1900
7-Month
65.37°F
(18.54°C)
64.64°F
(18.13°C)
0.73°F
(0.41°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1957
Jun 1899–Jan 1900
8-Month
67.39°F
(19.66°C)
66.73°F
(19.29°C)
0.66°F
(0.37°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
May 1899–Jan 1900
9-Month
67.93°F
(19.96°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
0.51°F
(0.28°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
44th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1967, 2009
Apr 1899–Jan 1900
10-Month
67.43°F
(19.68°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
0.41°F
(0.22°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918, 1973
52nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1942
Mar 1899–Jan 1900
11-Month
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
68th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1961, 1974
Feb 1899–Jan 1900
12-Month
63.30°F
(17.39°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2013
Ties: 1912
Aug 1898–Jan 1900
18-Month
61.97°F
(16.65°C)
62.98°F
(17.21°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.56°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1913
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2013
Feb 1898–Jan 1900
24-Month
63.26°F
(17.37°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.39°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2018
Feb 1897–Jan 1900
36-Month
63.40°F
(17.44°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2018
Feb 1896–Jan 1900
48-Month
63.40°F
(17.44°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.32°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
108th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Feb 1895–Jan 1900
60-Month
63.31°F
(17.39°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.36°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
113th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1973

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/