Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1953
1-Month
26.01°F
(-3.33°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
6.26°F
(3.48°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Dec 1952–Jan 1953
2-Month
25.06°F
(-3.86°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
3.86°F
(2.14°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Nov 1952–Jan 1953
3-Month
26.17°F
(-3.24°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
1.80°F
(1.00°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2016
Oct 1952–Jan 1953
4-Month
28.94°F
(-1.70°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016
Sep 1952–Jan 1953
5-Month
33.42°F
(0.79°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Aug 1952–Jan 1953
6-Month
37.77°F
(3.21°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Ties: 1908
Jul 1952–Jan 1953
7-Month
40.99°F
(4.99°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Ties: 1927
Jun 1952–Jan 1953
8-Month
43.05°F
(6.14°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1907, 1964, 1997
May 1952–Jan 1953
9-Month
43.54°F
(6.41°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Apr 1952–Jan 1953
10-Month
43.07°F
(6.15°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016
Mar 1952–Jan 1953
11-Month
41.62°F
(5.34°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Feb 1952–Jan 1953
12-Month
40.21°F
(4.56°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Aug 1951–Jan 1953
18-Month
39.12°F
(3.96°C)
39.22°F
(4.01°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.05°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Feb 1951–Jan 1953
24-Month
39.73°F
(4.29°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.17°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1911
Feb 1950–Jan 1953
36-Month
39.53°F
(4.18°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1951, 1963
Feb 1949–Jan 1953
48-Month
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.17°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1972
Feb 1948–Jan 1953
60-Month
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/