Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
16.86°F
(-8.41°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
-2.89°F
(-1.60°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2006
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
20.08°F
(-6.62°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
-1.12°F
(-0.62°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1902, 1946, 1973
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
24.17°F
(-4.35°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
28.44°F
(-1.98°C)
28.63°F
(-1.87°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
33.57°F
(0.87°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
37.90°F
(3.28°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
41.25°F
(5.14°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
0.39°F
(0.22°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Ties: 2010
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
43.90°F
(6.61°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
43.57°F
(6.43°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
0.80°F
(0.45°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1939
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
42.46°F
(5.81°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
40.88°F
(4.93°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1974, 1991
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
38.55°F
(3.64°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.37°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
39.63°F
(4.24°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
39.58°F
(4.21°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1969
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
39.75°F
(4.31°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.13°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1977
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
39.97°F
(4.43°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1926

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/