Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1900
1-Month
23.94°F
(-4.48°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
4.19°F
(2.33°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Dec 1899–Jan 1900
2-Month
22.83°F
(-5.09°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Nov 1899–Jan 1900
3-Month
26.53°F
(-3.04°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
2.16°F
(1.20°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Oct 1899–Jan 1900
4-Month
30.41°F
(-0.88°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
1.77°F
(0.99°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 1899–Jan 1900
5-Month
34.45°F
(1.36°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
1.16°F
(0.64°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1921
Aug 1899–Jan 1900
6-Month
38.49°F
(3.61°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
0.91°F
(0.51°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
34th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1989
Jul 1899–Jan 1900
7-Month
41.55°F
(5.31°C)
40.87°F
(4.93°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
38th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jun 1899–Jan 1900
8-Month
43.32°F
(6.29°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
38th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
May 1899–Jan 1900
9-Month
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1988
Apr 1899–Jan 1900
10-Month
43.24°F
(6.24°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Mar 1899–Jan 1900
11-Month
41.70°F
(5.39°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
65th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Feb 1899–Jan 1900
12-Month
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2017
Aug 1898–Jan 1900
18-Month
38.35°F
(3.53°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
-0.86°F
(-0.48°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2017
Feb 1898–Jan 1900
24-Month
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2017
Ties: 1949
Feb 1897–Jan 1900
36-Month
39.59°F
(4.22°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2018
Feb 1896–Jan 1900
48-Month
39.69°F
(4.27°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
96th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Feb 1895–Jan 1900
60-Month
39.46°F
(4.14°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
114th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

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