Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1950
1-Month
41.32°F
(5.18°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2006
Dec 1949–Jan 1950
2-Month
42.72°F
(5.96°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
1.06°F
(0.59°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Nov 1949–Jan 1950
3-Month
47.96°F
(8.87°C)
45.36°F
(7.42°C)
2.60°F
(1.45°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2000
Oct 1949–Jan 1950
4-Month
52.46°F
(11.37°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
1.74°F
(0.97°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1973
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2000
Sep 1949–Jan 1950
5-Month
57.39°F
(14.11°C)
56.14°F
(13.41°C)
1.25°F
(0.70°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1973
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2000
Aug 1949–Jan 1950
6-Month
62.10°F
(16.72°C)
60.97°F
(16.09°C)
1.13°F
(0.63°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1973
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2000
Jul 1949–Jan 1950
7-Month
65.67°F
(18.71°C)
64.64°F
(18.13°C)
1.03°F
(0.58°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1973
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2012
Jun 1949–Jan 1950
8-Month
67.71°F
(19.84°C)
66.73°F
(19.29°C)
0.98°F
(0.55°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1973
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1934
May 1949–Jan 1950
9-Month
68.47°F
(20.26°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
1.05°F
(0.58°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1973
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2002
Ties: 1957
Apr 1949–Jan 1950
10-Month
68.13°F
(20.07°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
1.11°F
(0.61°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918, 1973
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2013
Mar 1949–Jan 1950
11-Month
66.64°F
(19.24°C)
65.75°F
(18.75°C)
0.89°F
(0.49°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1955, 1988
Feb 1949–Jan 1950
12-Month
64.66°F
(18.14°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 2011
Aug 1948–Jan 1950
18-Month
63.29°F
(17.38°C)
62.98°F
(17.21°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1913
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 2015
Feb 1948–Jan 1950
24-Month
64.11°F
(17.84°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Feb 1947–Jan 1950
36-Month
63.94°F
(17.74°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.02°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Ties: 1951
Feb 1946–Jan 1950
48-Month
64.25°F
(17.92°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Feb 1945–Jan 1950
60-Month
64.16°F
(17.87°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1907
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/