Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1901
1-Month
21.09°F
(-6.06°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
1.34°F
(0.75°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2006
Dec 1900–Jan 1901
2-Month
22.70°F
(-5.17°C)
21.21°F
(-5.99°C)
1.49°F
(0.82°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2020
Ties: 1942, 2004
Nov 1900–Jan 1901
3-Month
25.40°F
(-3.67°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
1.03°F
(0.57°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Oct 1900–Jan 1901
4-Month
30.25°F
(-0.97°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
1.61°F
(0.90°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Sep 1900–Jan 1901
5-Month
34.85°F
(1.58°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
1.56°F
(0.86°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1977
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 1900–Jan 1901
6-Month
39.02°F
(3.90°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 1900–Jan 1901
7-Month
42.04°F
(5.58°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
1.18°F
(0.66°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1977
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1992
Jun 1900–Jan 1901
8-Month
43.92°F
(6.62°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
1.21°F
(0.67°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
May 1900–Jan 1901
9-Month
44.43°F
(6.91°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Apr 1900–Jan 1901
10-Month
43.98°F
(6.66°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
1.21°F
(0.68°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Mar 1900–Jan 1901
11-Month
42.66°F
(5.92°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
1.06°F
(0.59°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Feb 1900–Jan 1901
12-Month
40.72°F
(4.84°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Aug 1899–Jan 1901
18-Month
39.98°F
(4.43°C)
39.22°F
(4.01°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2014
Feb 1899–Jan 1901
24-Month
40.09°F
(4.49°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
65th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Feb 1898–Jan 1901
36-Month
39.88°F
(4.38°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
77th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 1897–Jan 1901
48-Month
39.87°F
(4.37°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
77th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Feb 1896–Jan 1901
60-Month
39.90°F
(4.39°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
74th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/