Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1902
1-Month
19.18°F
(-7.12°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.31°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2006
Dec 1901–Jan 1902
2-Month
20.08°F
(-6.62°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
-1.12°F
(-0.62°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2020
Ties: 1946, 1973, 1978
Nov 1901–Jan 1902
3-Month
23.39°F
(-4.78°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
-0.98°F
(-0.54°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Ties: 1951
Oct 1901–Jan 1902
4-Month
28.14°F
(-2.14°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.27°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Sep 1901–Jan 1902
5-Month
32.67°F
(0.37°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.35°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Aug 1901–Jan 1902
6-Month
37.26°F
(2.92°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Jul 1901–Jan 1902
7-Month
40.88°F
(4.93°C)
40.87°F
(4.93°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Jun 1901–Jan 1902
8-Month
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Ties: 1985
May 1901–Jan 1902
9-Month
43.31°F
(6.28°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Ties: 1959
Apr 1901–Jan 1902
10-Month
42.69°F
(5.94°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Ties: 1956, 1967
Mar 1901–Jan 1902
11-Month
41.44°F
(5.24°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1984
Feb 1901–Jan 1902
12-Month
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Aug 1900–Jan 1902
18-Month
39.42°F
(4.12°C)
39.22°F
(4.01°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1936, 1997
Feb 1900–Jan 1902
24-Month
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1918
63rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Feb 1899–Jan 1902
36-Month
39.93°F
(4.41°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1957
Feb 1898–Jan 1902
48-Month
39.81°F
(4.34°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2019
Feb 1897–Jan 1902
60-Month
39.82°F
(4.34°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2020
Ties: 1930

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/