Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1985
1-Month
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
-4.06°F
(-2.26°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006
Dec 1984–Jan 1985
2-Month
40.44°F
(4.69°C)
41.65°F
(5.36°C)
-1.21°F
(-0.67°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Nov 1984–Jan 1985
3-Month
44.38°F
(6.88°C)
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
-0.97°F
(-0.54°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Oct 1984–Jan 1985
4-Month
49.34°F
(9.63°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
-1.38°F
(-0.77°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1973
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Ties: 1937
Sep 1984–Jan 1985
5-Month
54.67°F
(12.59°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
-1.46°F
(-0.82°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1973
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2022
Aug 1984–Jan 1985
6-Month
59.87°F
(15.48°C)
60.96°F
(16.09°C)
-1.09°F
(-0.61°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1973
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2022
Jul 1984–Jan 1985
7-Month
63.61°F
(17.56°C)
64.63°F
(18.13°C)
-1.02°F
(-0.57°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1973
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2022
Jun 1984–Jan 1985
8-Month
65.80°F
(18.78°C)
66.72°F
(19.29°C)
-0.92°F
(-0.51°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1973
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2022
May 1984–Jan 1985
9-Month
66.60°F
(19.22°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.46°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1973
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2022
Ties: 1896
Apr 1984–Jan 1985
10-Month
66.06°F
(18.92°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
-0.96°F
(-0.54°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918, 1973
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2022
Mar 1984–Jan 1985
11-Month
64.69°F
(18.16°C)
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
-1.05°F
(-0.58°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2013
Feb 1984–Jan 1985
12-Month
63.37°F
(17.43°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.34°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2013
Aug 1983–Jan 1985
18-Month
62.22°F
(16.79°C)
62.97°F
(17.21°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.42°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1913
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2013
Feb 1983–Jan 1985
24-Month
63.08°F
(17.27°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.90°F
(-0.50°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1907, 1921
Feb 1982–Jan 1985
36-Month
63.14°F
(17.30°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.83°F
(-0.46°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Feb 1981–Jan 1985
48-Month
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.27°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1904, 1970
Feb 1980–Jan 1985
60-Month
63.73°F
(17.63°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2021
Ties: 1962

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/