Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1921
1-Month
24.24°F
(-4.31°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
4.49°F
(2.50°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2006
Dec 1920–Jan 1921
2-Month
23.88°F
(-4.51°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
2.68°F
(1.49°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2020
Nov 1920–Jan 1921
3-Month
25.79°F
(-3.45°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
1.42°F
(0.79°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2016
Oct 1920–Jan 1921
4-Month
29.88°F
(-1.18°C)
28.63°F
(-1.87°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016
Sep 1920–Jan 1921
5-Month
34.45°F
(1.36°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
1.16°F
(0.64°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2016
Ties: 1900
Aug 1920–Jan 1921
6-Month
38.36°F
(3.53°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
0.78°F
(0.43°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2016
Ties: 1907
Jul 1920–Jan 1921
7-Month
41.36°F
(5.20°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2016
Jun 1920–Jan 1921
8-Month
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016
Ties: 1960
May 1920–Jan 1921
9-Month
43.45°F
(6.36°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016
Apr 1920–Jan 1921
10-Month
42.65°F
(5.92°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.06°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016
Ties: 1927
Mar 1920–Jan 1921
11-Month
41.38°F
(5.21°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
Feb 1920–Jan 1921
12-Month
39.87°F
(4.37°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
Aug 1919–Jan 1921
18-Month
38.79°F
(3.77°C)
39.22°F
(4.01°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2017
Feb 1919–Jan 1921
24-Month
39.75°F
(4.31°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2017
Ties: 1973
Feb 1918–Jan 1921
36-Month
39.98°F
(4.43°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2018
Ties: 1929
Feb 1917–Jan 1921
48-Month
39.30°F
(4.06°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.69°F
(-0.38°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2019
Feb 1916–Jan 1921
60-Month
39.15°F
(3.97°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.84°F
(-0.47°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/