Climate at a Glance

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Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1898
1-Month
20.57°F
(-6.35°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
0.82°F
(0.46°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2006
Dec 1897–Jan 1898
2-Month
20.72°F
(-6.27°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
44th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2020
Nov 1897–Jan 1898
3-Month
23.64°F
(-4.64°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.40°C)
35th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2016
Oct 1897–Jan 1898
4-Month
28.36°F
(-2.02°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
81st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1922
Sep 1897–Jan 1898
5-Month
33.24°F
(0.69°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
74th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 1897–Jan 1898
6-Month
37.40°F
(3.00°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
79th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 1897–Jan 1898
7-Month
40.67°F
(4.82°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
86th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1903, 1970
Jun 1897–Jan 1898
8-Month
42.50°F
(5.83°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
86th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1945, 1976
May 1897–Jan 1898
9-Month
43.08°F
(6.16°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2016
Apr 1897–Jan 1898
10-Month
42.66°F
(5.92°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2016
Mar 1897–Jan 1898
11-Month
41.35°F
(5.19°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2017
Ties: 1915, 1973
Feb 1897–Jan 1898
12-Month
39.86°F
(4.37°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2017
Ties: 1906
Aug 1896–Jan 1898
18-Month
38.88°F
(3.82°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.19°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Feb 1896–Jan 1898
24-Month
39.93°F
(4.41°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1907
Feb 1895–Jan 1898
36-Month
39.46°F
(4.14°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.31°C)
13th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
112th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1915

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/