Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
44.02°F
(6.68°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
3.53°F
(1.96°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2006
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
44.29°F
(6.83°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
2.63°F
(1.46°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
46.82°F
(8.23°C)
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
1.47°F
(0.81°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
52.62°F
(11.46°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
1.90°F
(1.06°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1973
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2000
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
58.09°F
(14.49°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
1.96°F
(1.08°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1973
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2022
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
62.96°F
(17.20°C)
60.96°F
(16.09°C)
2.00°F
(1.11°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1973
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2022
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
66.35°F
(19.08°C)
64.64°F
(18.13°C)
1.71°F
(0.95°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1973
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2022
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
68.25°F
(20.14°C)
66.73°F
(19.29°C)
1.52°F
(0.85°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1973
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2022
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
68.67°F
(20.37°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1973
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2022
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
68.21°F
(20.12°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918, 1973
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2022
Ties: 1923
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
67.11°F
(19.51°C)
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
1.37°F
(0.77°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
65.37°F
(18.54°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
1.38°F
(0.77°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
64.10°F
(17.83°C)
62.97°F
(17.21°C)
1.13°F
(0.62°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1913
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
64.71°F
(18.17°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.73°F
(0.40°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
64.60°F
(18.11°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
64.27°F
(17.93°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
64.71°F
(18.17°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/