Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1948
1-Month
16.79°F
(-8.45°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
-2.96°F
(-1.64°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2006
Dec 1947–Jan 1948
2-Month
19.83°F
(-6.76°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
-1.37°F
(-0.76°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 2001
Nov 1947–Jan 1948
3-Month
22.78°F
(-5.12°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
-1.59°F
(-0.88°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Oct 1947–Jan 1948
4-Month
28.63°F
(-1.87°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1986
Sep 1947–Jan 1948
5-Month
33.47°F
(0.82°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Aug 1947–Jan 1948
6-Month
38.05°F
(3.36°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Jul 1947–Jan 1948
7-Month
41.06°F
(5.03°C)
40.87°F
(4.93°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1984
Jun 1947–Jan 1948
8-Month
42.75°F
(5.97°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
May 1947–Jan 1948
9-Month
43.22°F
(6.23°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Apr 1947–Jan 1948
10-Month
42.79°F
(5.99°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1996
Mar 1947–Jan 1948
11-Month
41.39°F
(5.22°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Feb 1947–Jan 1948
12-Month
39.58°F
(4.21°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1963, 1970
Aug 1946–Jan 1948
18-Month
39.11°F
(3.95°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1927, 1967
Feb 1946–Jan 1948
24-Month
40.18°F
(4.54°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1956
Feb 1945–Jan 1948
36-Month
40.06°F
(4.48°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Feb 1944–Jan 1948
48-Month
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1932, 1981
Feb 1943–Jan 1948
60-Month
39.94°F
(4.41°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020

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