Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1901
1-Month
42.17°F
(5.65°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
1.68°F
(0.93°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2006
Ties: 1935, 1995
Dec 1900–Jan 1901
2-Month
43.42°F
(6.34°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
1.76°F
(0.97°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1900–Jan 1901
3-Month
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
1.02°F
(0.56°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2000
Ties: 1975
Oct 1900–Jan 1901
4-Month
51.76°F
(10.98°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
1.04°F
(0.58°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2000
Ties: 1942, 1955
Sep 1900–Jan 1901
5-Month
56.80°F
(13.78°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2000
Ties: 1992
Aug 1900–Jan 1901
6-Month
61.64°F
(16.47°C)
60.96°F
(16.09°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2000
Ties: 1980
Jul 1900–Jan 1901
7-Month
65.15°F
(18.42°C)
64.64°F
(18.13°C)
0.51°F
(0.29°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1973
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Jun 1900–Jan 1901
8-Month
67.44°F
(19.69°C)
66.72°F
(19.29°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1973
36th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Ties: 1991
May 1900–Jan 1901
9-Month
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1973
30th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1995
Apr 1900–Jan 1901
10-Month
67.78°F
(19.88°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918, 1973
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Mar 1900–Jan 1901
11-Month
66.44°F
(19.13°C)
65.75°F
(18.75°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
39th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Feb 1900–Jan 1901
12-Month
64.41°F
(18.01°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.42°F
(0.24°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
49th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 2015
Aug 1899–Jan 1901
18-Month
63.57°F
(17.54°C)
62.97°F
(17.21°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1913
39th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1933
Feb 1899–Jan 1901
24-Month
63.85°F
(17.69°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
74th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1995
Feb 1898–Jan 1901
36-Month
63.65°F
(17.58°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
90th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 1897–Jan 1901
48-Month
63.65°F
(17.58°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.18°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
91st Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Feb 1896–Jan 1901
60-Month
63.60°F
(17.56°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1907
97th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1915

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