Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1962
1-Month
16.11°F
(-8.83°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
-3.64°F
(-2.02°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2006
Dec 1961–Jan 1962
2-Month
18.80°F
(-7.33°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
-2.40°F
(-1.33°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1977
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Nov 1961–Jan 1962
3-Month
22.59°F
(-5.23°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
-1.78°F
(-0.99°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Oct 1961–Jan 1962
4-Month
27.12°F
(-2.71°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
-1.52°F
(-0.84°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Sep 1961–Jan 1962
5-Month
31.92°F
(-0.04°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
-1.37°F
(-0.76°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1977
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Aug 1961–Jan 1962
6-Month
36.58°F
(2.54°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
-1.00°F
(-0.56°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1977
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Jul 1961–Jan 1962
7-Month
39.95°F
(4.42°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.50°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1977
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Jun 1961–Jan 1962
8-Month
41.95°F
(5.53°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
-0.76°F
(-0.42°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1977
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Ties: 1963
May 1961–Jan 1962
9-Month
42.40°F
(5.78°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
-0.83°F
(-0.46°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1977
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Apr 1961–Jan 1962
10-Month
41.80°F
(5.44°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
-0.97°F
(-0.54°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Mar 1961–Jan 1962
11-Month
40.95°F
(4.97°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
-0.65°F
(-0.36°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Feb 1961–Jan 1962
12-Month
39.73°F
(4.29°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Aug 1960–Jan 1962
18-Month
38.94°F
(3.86°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1994
Feb 1960–Jan 1962
24-Month
39.51°F
(4.17°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.29°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Feb 1959–Jan 1962
36-Month
39.74°F
(4.30°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Ties: 1927
Feb 1958–Jan 1962
48-Month
39.78°F
(4.32°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2019
Feb 1957–Jan 1962
60-Month
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2020
Ties: 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/