Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1971
1-Month
18.84°F
(-7.31°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.50°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2006
Ties: 1942
Dec 1970–Jan 1971
2-Month
20.96°F
(-6.13°C)
21.21°F
(-5.99°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2020
Nov 1970–Jan 1971
3-Month
24.23°F
(-4.32°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Ties: 1924
Oct 1970–Jan 1971
4-Month
28.29°F
(-2.06°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Ties: 1982
Sep 1970–Jan 1971
5-Month
33.00°F
(0.56°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Ties: 1961
Aug 1970–Jan 1971
6-Month
37.49°F
(3.05°C)
37.59°F
(3.11°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Jul 1970–Jan 1971
7-Month
40.80°F
(4.89°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Jun 1970–Jan 1971
8-Month
42.69°F
(5.94°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Ties: 1927, 1937, 1940
May 1970–Jan 1971
9-Month
43.25°F
(6.25°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Apr 1970–Jan 1971
10-Month
42.68°F
(5.93°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1985
Mar 1970–Jan 1971
11-Month
41.32°F
(5.18°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Feb 1970–Jan 1971
12-Month
39.82°F
(4.34°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1916
Aug 1969–Jan 1971
18-Month
38.95°F
(3.86°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1950
Feb 1969–Jan 1971
24-Month
39.70°F
(4.28°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Feb 1968–Jan 1971
36-Month
39.64°F
(4.24°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Feb 1967–Jan 1971
48-Month
39.58°F
(4.21°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1927, 1970
Feb 1966–Jan 1971
60-Month
39.63°F
(4.24°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020

Citing This Page

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