Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2002
1-Month
45.07°F
(7.26°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
4.58°F
(2.54°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2006
Dec 2001–Jan 2002
2-Month
45.62°F
(7.57°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
3.96°F
(2.20°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2001–Jan 2002
3-Month
50.09°F
(10.05°C)
45.36°F
(7.42°C)
4.73°F
(2.63°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Oct 2001–Jan 2002
4-Month
54.44°F
(12.47°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
3.72°F
(2.07°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1973
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Sep 2001–Jan 2002
5-Month
59.32°F
(15.18°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
3.19°F
(1.77°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1973
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Aug 2001–Jan 2002
6-Month
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
60.96°F
(16.09°C)
3.04°F
(1.69°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1973
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Jul 2001–Jan 2002
7-Month
67.30°F
(19.61°C)
64.63°F
(18.13°C)
2.67°F
(1.48°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1973
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jun 2001–Jan 2002
8-Month
69.14°F
(20.63°C)
66.72°F
(19.29°C)
2.42°F
(1.34°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1973
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
May 2001–Jan 2002
9-Month
69.92°F
(21.07°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
2.50°F
(1.39°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1973
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Apr 2001–Jan 2002
10-Month
69.47°F
(20.82°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
2.45°F
(1.36°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918, 1973
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Mar 2001–Jan 2002
11-Month
67.90°F
(19.94°C)
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
2.16°F
(1.20°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Feb 2001–Jan 2002
12-Month
65.95°F
(18.86°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2013
Ties: 2016
Aug 2000–Jan 2002
18-Month
64.04°F
(17.80°C)
62.97°F
(17.21°C)
1.07°F
(0.59°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1913
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2013
Feb 2000–Jan 2002
24-Month
65.51°F
(18.62°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.54°F
(0.86°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Feb 1999–Jan 2002
36-Month
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.77°F
(0.98°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 1998–Jan 2002
48-Month
65.71°F
(18.73°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.75°F
(0.97°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Feb 1997–Jan 2002
60-Month
65.39°F
(18.55°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.43°F
(0.79°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/