Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
20.89°F
(-6.17°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
1.14°F
(0.64°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1977
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2006
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2020
Ties: 1903, 1990
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
23.05°F
(-4.97°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
-1.32°F
(-0.73°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
27.62°F
(-2.43°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
-1.02°F
(-0.56°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
32.53°F
(0.29°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
-0.76°F
(-0.43°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1977
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
37.20°F
(2.89°C)
37.59°F
(3.11°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
40.69°F
(4.83°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1993
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
42.31°F
(5.73°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1928
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
42.97°F
(6.09°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
42.69°F
(5.94°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1902, 1967
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
41.34°F
(5.19°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
39.53°F
(4.18°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1969
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
39.06°F
(3.92°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1946
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
40.18°F
(4.54°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1948
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
40.27°F
(4.59°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
40.25°F
(4.58°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2019
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1918
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2020
Ties: 1924

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/