Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1921
1-Month
44.47°F
(6.93°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
3.98°F
(2.21°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2006
Dec 1920–Jan 1921
2-Month
43.60°F
(6.44°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
1.94°F
(1.07°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2012
Nov 1920–Jan 1921
3-Month
45.66°F
(7.59°C)
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2000
Ties: 1924
Oct 1920–Jan 1921
4-Month
51.02°F
(10.57°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1973
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2000
Sep 1920–Jan 1921
5-Month
56.45°F
(13.58°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
0.32°F
(0.17°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1973
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2000
Aug 1920–Jan 1921
6-Month
60.93°F
(16.07°C)
60.97°F
(16.09°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1973
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2000
Jul 1920–Jan 1921
7-Month
64.52°F
(18.07°C)
64.64°F
(18.13°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.06°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1973
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2012
Jun 1920–Jan 1921
8-Month
66.46°F
(19.14°C)
66.73°F
(19.29°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1973
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1934
May 1920–Jan 1921
9-Month
67.05°F
(19.47°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.21°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1973
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2002
Apr 1920–Jan 1921
10-Month
66.15°F
(18.97°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
-0.87°F
(-0.49°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918, 1973
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2013
Ties: 1913
Mar 1920–Jan 1921
11-Month
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
-0.88°F
(-0.48°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2013
Feb 1920–Jan 1921
12-Month
63.13°F
(17.29°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.87°F
(-0.49°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2013
Aug 1919–Jan 1921
18-Month
61.86°F
(16.59°C)
62.98°F
(17.21°C)
-1.12°F
(-0.62°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1913
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2013
Feb 1919–Jan 1921
24-Month
63.08°F
(17.27°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.90°F
(-0.50°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2018
Ties: 1907, 1985
Feb 1918–Jan 1921
36-Month
63.59°F
(17.55°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.21°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1913 2018
Feb 1917–Jan 1921
48-Month
63.22°F
(17.34°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.41°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2019
Feb 1916–Jan 1921
60-Month
63.21°F
(17.34°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
-0.74°F
(-0.41°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/