Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2012
1-Month
47.59°F
(8.66°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
7.10°F
(3.94°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2006
Dec 2011–Jan 2012
2-Month
46.56°F
(8.09°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
4.90°F
(2.72°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2011–Jan 2012
3-Month
49.40°F
(9.67°C)
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
4.05°F
(2.25°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2000
Oct 2011–Jan 2012
4-Month
54.00°F
(12.22°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
3.28°F
(1.82°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1973
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2000
Sep 2011–Jan 2012
5-Month
59.09°F
(15.05°C)
56.14°F
(13.41°C)
2.95°F
(1.64°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1973
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2000
Aug 2011–Jan 2012
6-Month
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
60.96°F
(16.09°C)
3.00°F
(1.67°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1973
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2000
Jul 2011–Jan 2012
7-Month
67.53°F
(19.74°C)
64.64°F
(18.13°C)
2.89°F
(1.61°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1973
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jun 2011–Jan 2012
8-Month
69.43°F
(20.79°C)
66.73°F
(19.29°C)
2.70°F
(1.50°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1973
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
May 2011–Jan 2012
9-Month
69.62°F
(20.90°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
2.20°F
(1.22°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1973
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Apr 2011–Jan 2012
10-Month
69.08°F
(20.60°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
2.06°F
(1.14°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918, 1973
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2013
Mar 2011–Jan 2012
11-Month
67.74°F
(19.86°C)
65.75°F
(18.75°C)
1.99°F
(1.11°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2013
Feb 2011–Jan 2012
12-Month
65.79°F
(18.77°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
1.80°F
(1.00°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2013
Aug 2010–Jan 2012
18-Month
64.53°F
(18.07°C)
62.98°F
(17.21°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1913
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2013
Feb 2010–Jan 2012
24-Month
65.23°F
(18.46°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2018
Feb 2009–Jan 2012
36-Month
64.81°F
(18.23°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2018
Feb 2008–Jan 2012
48-Month
64.75°F
(18.19°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
0.80°F
(0.44°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2019
Feb 2007–Jan 2012
60-Month
64.92°F
(18.29°C)
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
0.97°F
(0.54°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2021
Ties: 2001

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/