Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, January 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2018
1-Month
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
2.67°F
(1.48°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2006
Dec 2017–Jan 2018
2-Month
44.00°F
(6.67°C)
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
2.34°F
(1.30°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Nov 2017–Jan 2018
3-Month
48.05°F
(8.92°C)
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
2.70°F
(1.50°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Oct 2017–Jan 2018
4-Month
53.15°F
(11.75°C)
50.72°F
(10.40°C)
2.43°F
(1.35°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1973
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Sep 2017–Jan 2018
5-Month
58.27°F
(14.59°C)
56.13°F
(13.41°C)
2.14°F
(1.18°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1973
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Aug 2017–Jan 2018
6-Month
62.61°F
(17.01°C)
60.97°F
(16.09°C)
1.64°F
(0.92°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1973
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Jul 2017–Jan 2018
7-Month
66.31°F
(19.06°C)
64.63°F
(18.13°C)
1.68°F
(0.93°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1973
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1953
Jun 2017–Jan 2018
8-Month
68.43°F
(20.24°C)
66.73°F
(19.29°C)
1.70°F
(0.95°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1973
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1934
May 2017–Jan 2018
9-Month
68.97°F
(20.54°C)
67.42°F
(19.68°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1973
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Ties: 1954
Apr 2017–Jan 2018
10-Month
68.66°F
(20.37°C)
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
1.64°F
(0.91°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918, 1973
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Mar 2017–Jan 2018
11-Month
67.67°F
(19.82°C)
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
1.93°F
(1.08°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Feb 2017–Jan 2018
12-Month
66.38°F
(19.10°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
2.39°F
(1.33°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Aug 2016–Jan 2018
18-Month
65.37°F
(18.54°C)
62.98°F
(17.21°C)
2.39°F
(1.33°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1913
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Feb 2016–Jan 2018
24-Month
66.57°F
(19.21°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
2.60°F
(1.45°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 2015–Jan 2018
36-Month
66.37°F
(19.09°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
2.40°F
(1.33°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 2014–Jan 2018
48-Month
65.88°F
(18.82°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.92°F
(1.06°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Feb 2013–Jan 2018
60-Month
65.53°F
(18.63°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1907
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2021

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/